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COME years ago, in the course of theA. 
& M. events, the students decided to 
get out an annual which was to present a 
complete picture of college life as it is on 
our campus. Suffice it to say, we have 
endeavored to keep up the practice- --cer- 
tainly a wise one---and consequently ' 'The 
Reveille,' 1910, is before you. To those, 
both off and on the staff, who have assist- 
ed in any way the publication of this book 
we extend the heartiest thanks, and finally, 
to the reader, we would say that if you 
who read these pages shall gather there- 
from anything of the inspiration that has 
been ours, or if in any measure however 
small this book emanates the spirit of our 
college, then the effort here expended shall 
have been made to good purpose. 

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the year book of the of 1910 

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The '10 Reveille Board 

II. B. Sanders Editor-in-Chief 

W. L. I Iobby Business Manager 

M. 11. James Associate Business Manager 

E. X. Lobdel] Senior Editor 

W. 11. Bowman Clubs ami Organizations Editor 

J. N. Lipscomb Faculty Subscriptions 

A. J. Flowers Faculty Reports 

J. A. MASSAY Shall ill Subscriptions 

J. E. Sides Military 

E. \V. Lehman Literary 

J. X. Toole Calendar 

E. M. Sledge Assistant Iliismcss Manager 

F. J. Hubbard Assistant Business Manager 


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John Crumpton Hardy, M. A., LL. D. 

"Can storied urn or animated bust 

Back to its mansion call the fleeting breath? 
Can Honor's voice provoke the silent dust. 
Or flattery soothe the dull, cold ear of Death: 

Realizing thai flowers placed on the casket have no power to waft their 
fragrance over the days that are gone, to brighten the sleeper's past, cheer his 
disembodied spirit, and make after-life brighter and happier, we, bouyant with 
youth and hope, have decided to break our alabaster box of love and esteem 
at the feet of one who is worthy of all the honor we may pay him. at a time 
when he is still living, and while his heart can be thrilled by our admiration. 

Nearly two-score years ago was created the first school of industrial education 
in Mississippi. At that time our State was just beginning to recover from a 
war of desolation, followed by a reign of despotism that is unparalleled hi 
American history. I>ut the Mississippi Legislature caught a vision of greater 
things in store for our dear old State, through industrial advancement, and 
established the Mississippi Agricultural and Mechanical College at Starkville. 
A few of our people misunderstood its mission, and the fires of opposition 
burned with increasing intensity. One prominent politician boasted that he 
would tear down the college and give the bricks to farmers to use in making 
chimneys. To guard against such fanaticism, the immortal Senator George 
placed a provision in the organic law of our commonwealth, the Constitution of 
1890, making it incumbent upon the legislature to provide for the maintenance 
and support of the Agricultural and Mechanical College. Since that time the 
hand of Fate has dealt kindly with this institution, and it has waxed strong 
and mighty. It seems fitting to us, then, that this volume of The Reveille should 
be dedicated to a man under whose guidance the institution has made the 
greatest strides. 

In 1900, when President Hardy was placed in charge of this institution, its 
total valuation was only $300,000. Last December a board of appraisers, com- 
posed of legislators, estimated the property al more than $1,000, 000. Our 
enrollment has grown from 300 to more than 1,000. The esteem in which this 
College is held by our sister institutions and by educational authorities is 
another gratifying result of A. & M. expansion. The Tinted States Commis- 


sioner of Agriculture, Dr. Knapp, places the Mississippi A. & M. in the forefront 
of Southern industrial schools. President Taft, on his recent trip through 
the South, took occasion to commend the work done at this College. To say 
that these things are the result of chance, or of natural growth, is hardly to 
give credit to whom credit is due. Nothing great or good was ever accomplished 
without unremitting, self-sacrificing toil. Certainly, then, we must owe some- 
thing of our present standing in the educational world to the ceaseless efforts of 
our President, With a broader vision than ever before, he is now working to 
make the influence of our College felt in every corner of our beloved State. Pie 
will never be content until the curse of ignorance, which is blighting our 
country, is lifted, and until Mississippi assumes that place in the agricultural 
life of the nation which Nature intended she should occupy — the Garden Spot 
of America. 

Yes, the A. & M. glories in her past — her Lees, her Stones, her Montgomeries 
and her Georges — and with hopeful, expectant eye she turns to the future. 
She stands today on the threshold of a wider existence. In the voiceless suppli- 
cation of a mother's love she beseeches you, her sons, to forget not your duty. 
Before her stretches a vista of growth, and progress, and usefulness, such as will 
lead to a realization of her fondest desires. Feeble as is our vision of the future, 
yet strengthened by the fire of love, we have caught a glimpse of what is in 
store for our Alma Mater. We believe in her future as we honor and respect 
her past. Hoping that in these pages each reader may find cause for a greater 
reverence for the A. & M. of long ago, and a greater ambition for the A. & M. 
of the future, we dedicate this volume to the man whom we believe will change 
these intangible dreams into living, breathing actualities. 

PI. B. Sanders, 
Editor-in-Chief The 'JO Reveille. 



Our First President. 


President Mississippi Agricultural nml Mechanical Colleye, April 1. 

1880, to Maij 1, 1899. 

"The bravest are the tenderest, 
Tlic loving aii' the daring." 

As ;i soldier, the author of this brief sketch served under the late 
Lieutenant-Genera] Stephen 1). Lee the last year of the Civil War, 
and as a member of his faculty and as his next-door neighbor was 
intimately associated with him for sixteen years. 

In war and in peace, our first President was found, in every crisis 
of life, a great man — great in nobility of character thai faces duty, 
that rights in the open with hard blows, that is magnanimous to a 
defeated foe, that holds no vengeful malice against the foe who is 

There is no finer model after which the young men of Mississippi 
can fashion their lives; for he was a great leader, a stanch friend, a 
just enemy, a generous neighbor, a loving father, a tender husband — 
a noble gentleman. 

William Howard Magruder. 




Our Second President. 


President Mississippi Agricultural and Mechanical College, May J. 

1899, to March 26, 1900. 

Bora near Milan, Gibson county, Tennessee, April 30, 1830; a 
teacher in the common schools of Tennessee; clerk in the village 
store at Eastport, Miss.; captain of the Inka Kirles ;it the outbreak 
of the Civil War; colonel of I he Second IJegiment of Virginia; mem- 
ber of the Mississippi Slate Senate from 1870 to 1876; Governor of 
Mississippi from 1876 to 1882, and again from 1890 to 1896; Presidenl 
of the Mississippi Agricultural and Mechanical College in 1889 and 
10(10; died March 26, 1900; a citizen of the highest type, a public 
officer true to every trust, a man who stood "four-square to all the 
winds 1 hat blew. " 


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1 1 is Excellency, E. F. Noel Ex-Officio President 

Hon. George R. Edwards Ex-Officio Treasurer 

Hon. J. N. Powers Ex-Officio Trustee 

A. J. Moore Secretary 


Hon. W. A. Dickson Centreville 

Hon. J. W. Norment Starkville 

Hon. A. T. Dent Maccra 


Hon. Percy W. Maer Columbus 

Hon. A. S. Meharg Grenada 

Hon. J. C. Bradford Biloxi 

Hon. Douglas Robinson Sidon 

Hon. J. M. Coen Mizpah 

Hon. R. L. Tucker Chulahoma 


Hon. T. L. Wainwrigiit Stonewall 

Hon. Z. D. Davis Jackson 

Hon. J. M. White West Point 


Faculty and Instructors 

John Crumpton Hardy, M.A., Mississippi College; LL.B., Millsaps College; 
LL.D., Mississippi College — President of the ('allege. 

William Howard Magruder. M.A., Centenary College; PhD., University of 
Mississippi — Vice-President and Professor of English. 

Buz M. Walker, M.S., Mississippi Agricultural and Mechanical College; Ph.D., 
University of Chicago — Director of the School of Engineering and Professor, 
of Mathematics. 

Washington Lafayette Hutchinson. M.S., Alabama Polytechnic Institute — 
Director of the School of Agriculture and Experiment, Station. 

William Ransom Meadows, B.A., Howard College; B.S., University of Chicago; 
Graduate Lowell Textile School — Director of the Textile School and Pro- 
fessor of Yarn Manufacture. 

David Carlisle Hull, M.S., Mississippi Agricultural and Mechanical College — 
Professor of Industrial Pedagogy. 

Alexander Beauregard McKay, B.S., Mississippi Agricultural and Mechanical 
College — Professor of Horticulture and State Horticulturist. 

John Curtis Herbert, M.S., Mississippi Agricultural and Mechanical College — 
Professor of History and Civics. 

James Lewis, B.S., Texas Agricultural and Mechanical College: M.D.C., Chi- 
cago Veterinary College — Professor of Veterinary Science. 

Robey Wentworth IIarned, B.S.A., Ohio State University — Acting Professor 
of Zoology and Entomology. 

William Flowers Hand, M.S., Mississippi Agricultural and Mechanical College; 
Ph.D., Columbia University — Professor of Chemistry and State Chi mist. 

Edward Read Lloyd, M.S., Alabama Polytechnic Institute — Professor of Agri- 

Albert Barnes, M.M.E., Cornell University — Professor of Mechanical Engineer- 

Henry Starbeck Montagne, B.S. — Assistant in Chemistry. 

William Newton Logan, M.A., University of Kansas; Ph.D., University of 
Chicago — Professor of Mining Engineering. 


George Swazey Ggodale, United States Military Academy; Captain Twenty- 
third Infantry. U. S. A. — Professor of Military Science and Tactics and 
Commandant of Students. 

Joseph S. Moore, M.S.. Mississippi Agricultural and Mechanical College — Pro- 
fessor o/ Dairying and. Animal Husbandry, 

Marvin 1). Brown, B.Sc, University of Virginia — Professor of Civil Engineering 
and Drawing. 

Peter Parley Garner, M.S.. Mississippi Agricultural and Mechanical College; 
B.S., Columbia University. 

William Robert Perkins, M.S., Mississippi Agricultural and Mechanical College 
— Professor of Agronomy. 

Archibald Smith — Professor of Animal Husbandry. 

James Vance Bowen, Ph.B., University of Mississippi — Professor of Foreign 


Harry L. Noel, U.S.. Mississippi Agricultural and Mechanical College; M.D., 
Memphis Medical College; M.D., University of the South; Graduate Vicks- 
burg Hospital Course — Surgeon. 

Fitz-John Weddei l. B.S., Mississippi Agricultural and Mechanical College — 
Associate Professor of English. 

James Shook Wallace, B.S., Mississippi Agricultural and Mechanical College — 
Assistant Professor of Mathematics. 

Jack Percival Montgomery, A.M., Southwestern Presbyterian University; 
Ph.D., University of Virginia ; F.S.C. — Associate Professor of Chemistry. 

Christopher Randolph Stark, B.S., Mississippi Argicultural and Mechanical 
College — Assistant Professor of Mathematics. 

HUGH CRITZ — Assistant Professor of Mathematics. 

George Lemen Clothier, M.S.. Kansas Agricultural College; M.P., Yale Uni- 
versity — Eon stir ami Plant Breeder. 

Rueus Percival Bibbard, A. P., Williams College; Ph.D., University of Michi- 
gan — 1'rofissor of liaeli riology. Lemuel Raipord, Ph.G., Maryland College of Pharmacy ; Ph.B. and 
A.M. al Brown University — Associate Professor of Textih Industry ami 

Warrin [ngold, A. B. and M.S. -Assistant Chemist. 

Frank Mauzy Darnall, A.B. -Associate Professor of English. 


Randall Churchill Carpenter, B.S., Mississippi Agricultural and Mechanical 
College — Superintendent of Power and Instructor in Forge and Foundry. 

Andrew Maret Maxwell. — Instructor in Bookkeeping. 

James Enoch McKell, B.S., Mississippi Agricultural and Mechanical College- 
Instructor in Preparatory Department. 

Matthew Livingstone Freeman, B.S.T.E., Georgia School of Technology; M.S.. 
Mississippi Agricultural and Mechanical College — Professor of Drawing. 

THOMAS M. Spinks, B.S.. Mississippi Agricultural and Mechanical ('ollcgc — 
Instructor in Macliim Shop Practice. 

James Robert Ricks, B.S., Mississippi Agricultural and Mechanical College— 
Superintendent of lh< Form and Assistant Agronomist. 

Frederick Davis M ellen, A. B., Millsaps College; M. S., Mississippi Agricul- 
tural and Mechanical College — Instructor in English. 

Lewis Gardner Yankee, T.E. — Assistant Chemist. 

Virgil William Bra<;<;, North Carolina Agricultural and Mechanical College — 
Instructor in- Wood Work and Manual Training. 

James P. Kerr — Instructor in Poultry Husbandry. 

Albert Lee Love, B.S., Mississippi Agricultural and Mechanical College — 
Instructor in English. 

Eerbert Johnson Smith, B.S., Mississippi Agricultural and Mechanical Col- 
lege -Instructor in Chemistry and Assistant Chemist. 

Albert Jourdan Moore, B.S., Misssissippi Agricultural and Mechanical Col- 
lege — Secretary. 

Charles I. Bray, U.S.A., Ontario Agricultural School; M.S., Mississippi Agri- 
cultural and Mechanical College— Dowry Herdsman. 

Charles Knox Taylor, B.S., Mississippi Agricultural and Mechanical College; 
Graduate New Bedford Textile School — Prof<ssor of Curding and Spinning. 

James Jossee Thomas Graham, B.S., — Assistant Chemist. 

Marvin William Phillips, A.M., University of Alabama — Instructor in Foreign 

John Marion Rigby. B.S.. Mississippi Agricultural and Mechanical College — 
Instructor in Preparatory Department. 

George Cray Snow, B.S.. Mississippi Agricultural and Mechanical College 
Instructor in Preparatory Department. 

Thomas Fletcher Jackson, B.S.. Mississippi Agricultural and Mechanical Col- 
lege — Instructor in Preparatory Department. 


Thomas Whitman Davis, B.S., Mississippi Agricultural and Mechanical College 
— Libraria ii. 

Irwin Dancy Sessi'ms. B.S,. Mississippi Agricultural and Mechanical College — 
Assistant Stati Chemist. 

Howard Sidney Chilton, B.S., Mississippi Agricultural and Mechanical Col- 
lege — Assist (I III ('lit III i si. 

Harvey Dean McMurtray, B.S. — Instructor in Physics. 

Morris Franklin Ccglan, U.S.A. — Assistant ('In mist. 

Alford William Garner, U.S.. Ph.M. — Assistant Professor in History. 

Simon Fried Bluminfeld, S. S. — Instrucioi m Zoology. 

Lucius Lamar Patterson, A.B., A.M., M.E. — Associate Professor in Physics and 

Electrical Engint en ng. 
Harold L. McGeorge, B.S., Mississippi Agricultural and Mechanical College — 

j 1 ssi si a nl ( 'In mist. 

John Joseph Hood — Manager of tin Laundry Department. 

Homer ('. Thompson, B.S. — Assistant in Horticulture. 

Edward Austin Grosvenor, — Hospital Nurse. 

James Oscar Morgan. B.A., M.S. A., Ph.D. — Professor in Agronomy. 

Percy Morgan Ellett. B.S., Mississippi Agricultural and Mechanical College — 

Bookkeept r. 
William West Routten — Teacher of Music mid Assistant in Manual Training. 

Harry Mgss Parker, P>.S.. Mississippi Agricultural and Mechanical College — ■ 
Superintendent of tin Farm. 

Miss Mary Florence Gay, A.B., Mississippi 1. I. and (\ — Stenographer'. 

Miss Willie Sidney Gay. A. II, Mississippi I. I. and ( '. — Stenographer. 

Calvin Brewster Powell, B.B.C. — Assistant Secretary. 

Edward Marvin Dodd — Private Secretary to tin President. 

A. E. Lindlay, A.B., Guilford College — (lent rat Secretary of tin Young M< n's 

( 'Ii nst ia n j issociation. 
Percy B. Momosmith — Florist. 
Jacob Enon Waggoner, B.S. — Civil Engineering. 
Clarence Earl Reed, B.S. — Professor in Physics and Electricity. 



Presidents of Class '10 

T. B. SELLERS (Freshman) 1906- '07 

W. E. BROUGHER (Sophomore) 1907- '08 

W. H. BOWMAN (Junior) 1908- '09 

R, L. POU (Senior) 1909-10 


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R. L. Pou President 

D. W. Billingsley Vice-Presidt u I, 

W. L. Hobby Secretary and Treasurer 

P. K. Lutken Historian 

J. E. Sides Poet 


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Born June 8, 1891, in Starkville, Miss. 
Died March 28, 1909, in Mobile, Ala. 



Union, Miss. 

Industrial Education. 

I'ri rate. 

Born twenty-four years ago at Java, Neshoba county. Finding 
that the universe did not pause in its career, he grew older. 
Alvin first entered our College in November, 1005, and should 
have graduated with the class of 1009. Unfortunately, circum- 
stances were such that he could not return at the beginning 
of Ins Junior year. In the fall of 1008 he again returned to 
school, entering our class, and has been a loyal, enthusiastic 
and popular member ever since. One of the hardest working 
men in our class, and one (hat will make his mark some day. 
It is the wish of the writer that the world may soon recognize 
Adams' sterling qualities of honest worth that have endeared 
Mm to us, and that "nothing may be too good for him." 

Alvin was treasure]- for the Dialectic Literary Society, first 
term '07-'l)S; member of the Magruder Debating Society, and 
A y & M. College Teachers' club. 

"An honest man's the noblest work' of God." 


Brookhaven, Miss. 

Captain Company I. 

E. -M., belter known to the boys as "Red," came to us 
from Lincoln county. This man was a "Prep," therefore 
feels like a veteran among us. "Red" is a reserved and model 
young man. To a stranger he may seem to be a quiet, sedate 
sort of a fellow, but his sterling worth has won for him 
many Mends among the faculty ami students. He loves the 
girls, but has not yet become entangled in the well of Cupid, 
tor he believes that a man tan be married many times and 
a bachelor but once. lie has made a good Captain, and the 
"Preps" are proud of him. 

V. M. C. A.; Agricultural Club, Normal Club and Educa- 
tional Club. 

"A proper man as any one shall see in a summer's day." 



Tupelo, Miss. 

Industrial Education. 

Second Lieutenant Company I. 

This is "Hal," just ■•Hal"— llw I is nil. lie never was 
known to be called anything else. The brevity of his name 
doesn't indicate anything, for lie is one of our long, lanky 
hn. (h,as. and leads his class— when taken in alphabetical order. 
We haven't time to go into his military record. He expects 

to In. a teacher. Works in a postoffic 'casionally, si, he 

will be prepared to serve as postmaster-general when "Lottie" 
Cothern gets to be president. 

Treasurer Philotechnie Literary Society, third term 'nS-'()9; 
V. M. C. A.; Teachers' Club; Reflector Shall'; Sabre Company; 
K. K. K.; class baseball; vice-president Tennis Club. 

"Stuffed with all honorable virtues." 


Houston, Miss. 

Electrical Engineering. 
First Lieutenant Company E. 

"At" became a member of our class in our Sophomore year, 
and he claims that he hailed from God's country. He is 
anxious in get his "dip" so that he can inter into the en- 
gineering branches of the government service. lie is a ladies' 
man, no doubt; has a girl, anyway — but this side of his nature 
has not been allowed to dominate since he entered college. 
He stands high in all his classroom work, which is a sure 
sign of his future success, but is no bookworm, and is we,! 
liked by his classmates. 

lie was parliamentarian for Hie M. A. S. E.. first term '09-'10; 
member of the Sabre Company, Khi Klux Khan, and president 
of the Chickasaw County Club, '09-'10. 

"Though learned, well-bred; and though well-bred, sincere." 



Yazoo City, Miss. 

Civil and Mining Engineering. 

"Nuts" hails from quaint old Yazoo City. He joined our 
band in the session of '07-'OS, and soon became a leader in all 
the wild pranks that are proverbially characteristic of the 
Sophomores. In "Nuts" we have found an optimistic, kind- 
hearted buy who makes friends as easily as he "swipes" squir- 
rels. He heartily approves (?) of all military rules and is 
so enamored of the life that lie intends to try for West Point 
Military Academy. Has always taken a considerable interest 
in athletics, and would have rushed some one for the big 
team, but was handicapped by being too light. Also has 
been interested in the fair sex up-town. Favorite habit, 
strolling over his past and future with "Dick" and "Stank." 

George Rifles, sergeant '08-'09, second lieutenant 'O'j-'IO; 
German. Octopus, Owl, .lunior, Swamp Rabbit clubs; class 
football '08-'O9, MW-'IO; all class football '08-'O9, scrub football 
'09-'10; Y. M. C. A. 

"Eat, drink and be merry, for tomorrow will be exam." 


Sumrall, Miss. 

Electrical hJiiginccriiu/. 

Lieutenant-Colonel ( 'om dkiihHiiii Regiment. 

Observe the evolution of a "Prep." Who of the class of 
1905 could have suspected that the poor "Prep" labeled 
"Bethea, G. B.," would finally rise to such a dizzy height as 
he now holds and hud it over their fair domains'? Yet such 
is fate. o Colonel! how many Seniors hast thou caused to 
listen to the mournful notes of "Same, not marching to 
breakfast"? O Editor-in-Chief! how many times hast thou 
"jacked up" thy Reflector staff with divers strong language? 
O ye Filipinos! watch out, for he hath a third lieutenant's 
commission in the United States Constabulary of thy benighted 

Dialectic Literary Society; Freshman Declaimers' contest and 
winner ol Freshman medal in '06-'07; Sophomore debater; 
treasurer of society fust term '08-'09, secretary second term 
'08-'09, anniversarian 'H'.i-'IO; Magruder Debating Club; Coving- 
ton County Club; treasurer John Sharp Williams Club '07-'08; 
secretary second and third terms '08-'09 of M. A. S. E. ; vice- 
president Class '06-'07; Y. M. C. A.; Finance and Membership 
Committees, Calendar Board; assistant editor-in-ehief College 
Reflector '08-'09; editor-in-ehief '09-'lO; German Club; Sabre 

"He ruleth all the roost." 



Winona, Hiss. 

Electrical Engineering. 

Captain of Commissary. 

The subject of this sketch was first ushered into existence 
at the small (own of Lodi (pronounced "Low-dee"), in Mont- 
gomery county, on April 13th, 1890. We think their must 
have been an earthquake on that day, caused by his first 
violent attempts to drop-kick this old terrestrial hall over 
the sun. Whether lie began that early or not. it is certain 
that lie has since developed into an excellent football player, 
being one of the swiftest and headiest little quarter-backs in 
the South. He finished at the Winona High School in 1907 
and joined us as a Sophomore, and has a good record as 
student, in spite of the attractions of football and the girls. 

Captain class football team 'o7-'08. all-class '07-'0S, 'Varsity 
'08-'09, captain 'Varsitv 'IIO-'IO; class baseball 'o7-'08 and '08-'09; 
Cerman Club; M. A. S. K. ; Rabbit Hunters; Junior Club; left 
guide Sabre Company; Dirty Dozen; vice-president Senior Class. 

"He doeth all things 



Pickens, Miss. 

Mechanical Engineering. 
Major First Battalion. 

The Major says that his first claim to greatness is that he 

was burn at Pickens. For sixteen years he drew" out there his 
bucolic existence until, sad to relate, he heard the "spieling" 
of Professor Critz, and there awoke within him the ambition 
to go and do likewisi — with what success, judge by the lienors 
that have been showered upon him. The way he played on 
his class team during the championship game is a matter 
of history. Social success has been his also. 

Magruder Debating Club; Lee Guard, first sergant 'OS-MI!) ; 
president Tennis Club '09-'10; Dialectic Literary Society; Y. M. 
C. A.; captain class baseball '07-'08, class baseball '08-'09; cap- 
fain Sabre Company; M. A. S. E., secretary first term '09-'10; 
German Club; president Holmes County Club; secretary and 
treasurer Octopus Club; Dramatic Club; Rabbit Hunters; Dirty 
Dozen; secretary and treasurer Junior Club; Reveille Staff; 
class historian '06-'07; president Class '08-'09; all-class football. 

'Correct with 
Intent to rea 

spirit, eloquent with ease, 
m or polite to please." 



Shubuta, Miss. 

Agricult ure. 


Earl, better known to the professors as Mr. Bra-sier, is another 
one of the Chirk county products. He is a true sport, and 
spends his leisure hours curling his hair and entertaining the 
"skirts." He is a noted orator, and has made many high- 
flown speeches, for which he received distinguished honors. 
The goal of his ambition is to retire to some Hesperidian 
nook, in company with the object of his adoration, and 
there to pursue, in ineffable bliss, the bright and shining 
paths of scientific agriculture. He is a military genius (?). 

Agricultural Club; Dirty Dozen; Satire Company; Tennis 
Club; Dramatic Club; Magruder Deflating' Club; president 
Normal Club; president Clark County Club; historian censor; 
recording secretary Philotechnic Literary Society; winner of 
Freshman medal; Sophomore and Junior debater; speaker at 
Junior banquet; Y. M. C. A.; class orator '07-'08; class football 
'08-'O9 and scrub team; and class football in 'OU-'IO. 

"He'd undertake to prove, by force 
Of arguments a man's no horse; 
He'd prove a blizzard is no fowl, 

And that a lord may be an owl." 



Industrial Education. 

Major Second Battalion. 

This blithe and debonair youth was thrust upon the unsus- 
pecting residents of our capital city on the morning of 
February 17th. 1889, but, fearing that something would happen 
to their little jewel, he was sent to Wren, Miss., for safe- 
keeping. Here he increased in knowledge and stature until 
September 15th. luilll. when lie entered the A. & M. College. 
He came here with the intention of winning every honor 
that was dangled before him. How well lie has succeeded 
can lie judged fnun a glance at his "attainments," given at 
the end of this article. His hobby is using "sesquipedalian 
verbiage." He once electrified the Literary Society by exclaim- 
ing that his opponent's arguments were "prolix and obviously 
unsound, ami not within the premises of the syllogism." We 
wish that space was available to go into his "heart-smashing" 
record — which is, indeed, an enviable one. Despite all this, 
he has managed to be one of the leaders of his class from 
Freshman year, through Senior, and his popularity with his 
classmates is attested by the number of high offices that 
in him. His brilliant wit and scholarly 
hleilly gain positions for him thai will 
\hna Mater and the Class of 1910. 
Society, contestant for Freshman medal, 
winner of the Alumni Debate medal; 
librarian '06-'07; censor '07-08, recording secretary '08-'09, presi- 
dent and critic '09-'10; class football team '09-'10; president 
Class '07-'08; assistant business manager Reflector '08-'09; busi- 
ness manager '09-'10; Y. M. C. A.; class historian "08-'09; presi- 
dent Monroe County Club; representative state oratorical con- 
test '09-'10. 

"His tongue 
Propt manna, and could make the worst appear 
The better reason, to perplex and dash maturest councils." 

they have showered up 
attainments will undot 
reflect honor upon his 
Philotechnic Literary 
Sophomore medal an 



Sessums, Miss. 

.1 gricu II it re. 

1'ri rule. 

Born February 9th, 1S90. Carpenter has had the good luck 
to live within striking distance of the College, so when he 
gets ribs, collar-bones, etc.. Inn, km while "prepping," he can 
lie easily called nif home for repairs. In bis serious moments 
he has studied dairying and animal husbandry, and will do 
practical work in some of the Northern slates before settling 
down In make his fortune in Mississippi. 

Agriculture Club; class football team '09-'10; stockholder of 
Kight Riders' Club: Tien Pluckers; Multum in Parvo; Western 
club; .me of the three judges for live stock at the Mississippi 
State fair. 

"Take-It-Easy and Live-Long are brothers." 


Thyatira, Miss. 

Electrical Engineering. 
First Licuienani Company /•'. 

"Ben" comes to us from Tale county, where for nine years 
before he joined our ranks, as he expresses himself, he "hustled 
for a living." Cathej has shown his appreciation for the 
opportunities given here, and has made good in everything 
that he has undertaken. The men of his county have hon- 
ored him by electing him to the vice-presidency of their 
club, 'O7-'0S, and presidency, 'OS-'OO, '09-'10. He is also a mem- 
ber of the Mississippi Association of Student Engineers. 

"Far i we search before we find 

A heart s anlv and so kind." 



Enon, Miss. 

Industrial Education. 
Captain Company L. 

Burn November 9th, ISSfi; entered college, session of '05-'00. 
"Lottie" has long been known for his quiet and steady habits 
and his studious, not to say bookwormish, propensities; but of 
late he has taken a fancy to society, and is creating a 
flutter in some feminine heart. Graduated from A. & M. June 

1, 1910; married , elected president of 

University , translated to glory . (Class- 
mates may fill in data as occasion requires.) 

Member or Y, 
County Club. 

M. C. A. and Sabre Company; president Pike 

"Night after night he sat and bleared his eyes with books.' 


Natchez, Miss. 

Electrical Engineering. 

"The Original Fluff-de-Ruff" was horn in the "Bluff City" 
on the 7th day of January, 1891. His head would pop wide 
open if a serious thought should make the grave mistake of 
entering therein. He always meets you with a grin and a 
song; has a great talent for the stage; is devoted exclusively 
to the pipe, the dance and the maidens fair. 

Dramatic Club; Mississippi Sabres; Mississippi Association 
of Student Engineers; the Eating Club. 

"There is not so great a fool on earth as the clever man, 
when he is one." 



Canton, Miss. 

Second Lieutenant < 'inn /hi ill/ M. 

Kemp, better known as ' ' J^mit, ' ' is one of our solid men. 
Little? Yes — but you ought to see what lie is covered with, 
and if ytiii want to see a smile just mention graduation. 
"Runt" stands for what is right, and says. "If ye are not 
for me. ye are against me." He thinks things for himself, 
lint, is willing to be convinced — hut you must know 7 more 
about it than he does to do it. lie is a (rue agricultural 
student, and some day we wish to see his name down on the 
imperishable page of history. He is a true lover of genuine 
fun. and, by his romantic look, we think thai he could 
capture any female heart if he would only try, but he sings, 
"Nil wedding bells for me." 

Agricultural Club; president Madison County Club; vice- 
president Night Hawk Club; Mnliuin in Parvo; Sabre Com- 

"Thai he takes things easy we must agree, 
But just before exams, lie is as studious as can be." 


Vaiden, Miss. 

.1 gricult 
Captain Coin 

For the third time in the men 
has been made famous. Her torn 
Senator George and Senator Moi 
when compared with her later acl 
the world the irrepressible " \bm 
l he \. & M. with Hie Class of pin 
of his Sophomore year, and did i 
hard for me to single mil any o 
goodness anil write aboul il ; he I 
Who has not been thrilled by hi 
brilliant wit and the genial, h 
has for every one? Truly, he ha 
day for us, and we hope thai th 
one long, sweet song for him. 
desires of his heart. lie says he 
if he does, his farm will be the 
We predict success for him in wh 

President V. M. C. A., 'Ilii-'IO: 
Sophomore medal "OS. Alumni del 
dent '10; Dirty Dozen; librarian 

associate editor of the '111 lievi i 
Sector; member class football t( 
football team. 

pang K. 

lory of man. Carroll county 
er glory of having produced 
ey fades into insignificance 
ieveiiicnt of having given to 
r .1." Flowers first entered 
7. but left school at Hie end 
ml return until 1908. It is 
nc single quality of Aimer's 
as so many lovable features, 
s unfailing good humor, his 
appy good word which he 
s brightened many a dreary 
e world will continue to be 
and that he may gain the 
is going to make a farmer; 
wonder of the countryside. 
itever business he undertakes. 
; Dialectic Literary Society, 
later 'on. second term presi- 
llntchison Agricultural Club; 

lie and of the College Ue- 

am. and also the all-class 

"His wo 

■ds an' 



laths are 


His lov 

■ since! 

c, his t 

its imma 




Binnsville, Miss. 


Second Lieutenant Company II. 

This presence came to us from Kemper county in 1906. 
since which time his chief place of rest lias been the laboratory, 
where he peacefully whiles away the day breaking beakers 
and test tubes. They say that hearts sometimes share the 
same fate at his hands, for he claims to have discovered in 
his researches a love-potion of most wonderful efficiency. Has 
taken an enthusiastic interest in athletics, and in off-hours 
frequently invites L. J. and 1!. F. to jump up on his arm 
and crow. When it comes to books, he is no "small potatoes." 

German Club; Lee Guards; Sabre Company; 'Varsity football 
'09-'10; class football '07-'08, '08-'09; class baseball MG- - (i7, 
'07-'08, captain '09-'10; track (cam '08-'09. 

"I feel a host in this single arm." 


Starkville, Miss. 

Civil and Mining "Engineering. 

Glenn is one of the youngest men in the class, having just 
recently passed his eighteenth birthday. In the lecture room 
he is usually "there with the goods" on a quiz, and as a 
tennis and a baseball player he shows the "glint." Being a 
(own "Prep," he has never had to undergo the tribulations 
of dormitory life, for which mercy he should be truly grateful. 

President Town "Preps"; Sabre Company; Tennis Club; 
class baseball team. 

"In the very May-morn of his youth, 

Ripe for exploits and mighty enterprises." 



Los Angeles, Cal. 

Electrical Engineering. 
First Lieutenant and Adjutant Second Battalion. 

Here is .1 lad of a most kind and friendly temper, h lias 

made him a host of friends, and his r n a popular 

"hanging-out place." Winn not entertaining classmates before 
10:30, after which time his parlor closes, lie sin. lies. Is very 
fond of (ho gentler sex, ami il is rumored that his affections 
never fail (o ho returned. lias made his class baseball team 
one year ami was elected assistant business manager of the 
'Varsity in his Senior year. 

George Kill.-, tirsi sergeanl '08-'0», captain '09-'10; German 
Club; Octopus Club; Junior Club, and Owl Club; Sabre Com- 

"Tin' gentle mind by gentle deeds is known. 
for a man by nothing is so well betrayed 
As by his manners." 


Asylum. Miss. 

. 1 i/riciill inc. 


Livingston, Miss., has the honor of being the birthplace 
of this illustrious youth, although Asylum now claims him 
for her own. far lie il from us, however, to even insinuate 
that this place might, by force, become his permanent abode. 
In fact, (here is not a harder working man in the class than 
"P. R.," and his section males are frequently amazed at 
the accuracy with which he can cite a doubting mind to the 
very page ami paragraph from which his wonderous informa- 
tion is taken. 

Agricultural Club; Capital City Club. 

"Of manners gentle, of affections mild." 



Houston, Miss. 

Industrial Education. 
First Lieutenant Coin pan;/ I. 

Born in 1SSS, at Sparta, Miss. Perhaps his birthplace ac- 
counts for his laconic speech and severe aspect. We believe 
him to be still following the laws of Lyeurgis. "Prepped" 
for A. & M. at Houston High School and entered as a Sopho- 
more. He is a most diligent and painstaking student. 

Y. M. C. A.; Junior Club: Klu Klux Klan; Grand Cyclops 
of the Den; Sabre Company; Chickasaw County Club. 

"Aged years play truant at his tales, 
And younger hearings are quite ravished; 
So sweet and voluble is his discourse." 


Moss. Miss. 

Industrial Education. 
First Lieutenant Com pany L. 

"Jim" has tramped through Oklahoma, Kansas and Nebraska. 
He declares that his aid was absolutely necessary to the farmers 
of those states in harvesting' the bumper crop of 1907. While 
on the trip it is computed, from reliable authorities, that he 
and "Red" Alderman wore out forty pairs of shoes and 
threshed 6,007.82 bushels wheat. Is famous for his side- 
burns and is a "fool" about his Sophomore algebra. If you 
want to set him wild just mention chemistry. Is a lady- 
killer of renown. 

Member of class football team '08-'09 and '09-'10; German 
Club; Octopus Club; Sabre Company; Y. M. C. A.; first term 
vice-president of Philotechnic Literary Society '09-'10. 

"Nowhere so busy a man as he there n'as." 



Plattsburg, Miss. 

Industrial Education. 
Captain Company M. 

Hobby is another of the bunch bom in 1888. He entered 
Prop, in the fall of 1905, and because .if his capacity for work 
and his ability to "get there," lip is now recognized by town 
people, professors and -Indents ; ilike as being one of the 

solid men of the scl 1. Ai present lie holds one of the 

most responsible offices in the gift of his class, that of business 
manager of the Reveille, which we imagine lie can vouch tol- 
as being no sinecure. 

Secretary senior class, business manager the Reveille, vice- 
president Normal Club, chairman social committee Y. M. C. A., 
vice-president Multum in Parvo, secretary Night Hawks, chair- 
man invitation committee Junior banquet. 

"He is gentle who doth gentle deeds." 


Industrial Education. 
Second Lieutenant Company I,. 

We have been glad to have Horn with us this year. He began 
college with the class of 1909, Iml taught school for the session 
of 1908-09, and so graduates with us. He is great at "knocking" 
and lie and Brashier often make amusing comments on each 
other's locks. In fact, Brashier declares that no man was ever 
so much deceived by another as Dave is by himself (in regard 
to his looks). 

Dave is a bright fellow, one whom we all like, lie is very 
studious and is never seen, as is (he case with too many of us, 

idling away the time. This will be better shown, perhaps. 

in the fad that he lias completed his course in three years, 
a thing that a goodly number of us have trouble in doing in 
four. He is always optimistic, never lias the blues, and during 

his Slav' with us he has never I n heard to utter a word of 

discredit against any one. 

"A heart (o conceive, an understanding to direct and hands 
lo execute." 



Canton, Miss. 

Civil and Mining Engineering. 
Captain Company A. 

Washington has forgotten the date of his birth, but it is said 
the sun lingered a few moments on the western horizon to see 
this new constellation. Manning came to the A. & M. in the 
fall of 1906, where he soon enthroned himself in the hearts 
of both professors and students. His record as a student is 
unexcelled, and in military affairs he has the happy faculty 
of maintaining perfect discipline and yet hold the confidence 
and respect of his men. When he leaves here may he will us 
his mathematics. 

Treasurer Y. M. C. A.; class treasurer; Madison County Club; 
assistant business manager the Reveille in both 1909 and 1910. 
"Turn him to any cause of policy, 
The Gordian Knot of il he will unloose." 

We believe that there is 
than Egbert, nor one who 
here he attended school 
made an excellent record. 


holly Springs, Miss. 

.1 gii<u 1 1 ure. 
Hecoml Lieu I run n I unit Quartermaster First Battalion. 

not a better liked man in the class 
has less to say. Before he entered 
at Branhan and hughes, where he 
tiring in tin- habit, lie has continued 
doing so here. Although only nineteen years of age, he is a 
handsome young giant and an all-round athlete of most marked 
ability, having starred on 'Varsity this season and broken all 
records here in high jumping, has never been seen out of good 
humor, nor heard to say a "cuss" word. Is unpretentious, 
friendly, studious ami withal knows how to blush. 

Y. M. C. A.; 'Varsity football '09-'10; 'Varsity track team 
'07-'08, '08-'09. '09-'10; German Club; Sabre Company; Agri- 
cultural Club; K. K. K.; Mull in Parvo; Western Club. 

"The college man, the athlete." 



Pelahatehee, Hiss. 

Industrial Educat ion. 

Born July 19, 1886, near Mayton, Miss., and from which place 
lie entered A. and M. after having taught in the rural free 
schools of the State for one year. Has been a quiet though 
steady supporter of the religious, literary and educational work 
nf tlie college. Throughout his course " 'Fesser" has little by 
little achieved much— he doesn't believe in doing all at one 

silt 1111,'. 

V. M. C. A.; Dialectic Literary Society; A. and M. College 
Educational Club. 

"lie loves not the hoys nor the wondrously piled hair goods'' 


(alia. mi City, Miss. 

Second Lieutenant Company IK 

"Killy" is a hoy of very temperate habits, quiet, sociable 

and always in a g I humor. He does not care much for society, 

hut is usually found reading in the library or hard at work in 
Ha' textile building. Although a bright student and well liked 
by his classmates and instructors, his crowning excellence is his 
efficiency in the military department and never failing devotion 
to morning drill. 

During his four years here "Silas" lias been a constant mem- 
ber of the Y. M. C. A.. Dialectic Literary Society ami the Tex- 
tile Club. He hopes by next year to he at work in the mills 
of Hopedale, Mass. In the future we expect great things of 
him in the promotion of the textile industry in the South. 

"Still pleased to learn, and yet not proud to know." 



Greenwood, Miss. 

Electrical Engineering. 

Frank has the "divine touch" on the piano and the preps, 
declare that lie plays in seven different languages. He graduated 
from Greenwood High School and entered A. and M. with the 
'10-ers, of whom he has ever been a popular member. His 
artistic ability was especially shown when he served on the 
decorating' committee for the Junior banquet. His room is one 
of Hie most attractive in the dormitory. (Sec its photograph 
reproduced elsewhere in these pages.) 

lie has been a member of the '10 Club; George Rifles; Engi- 
neering Club; German Club; Glee Club; Sabre Company, and 
Dramatic Club. 

"Let me have music always and I seek no more delight." 


Oldenburg, Miss. 

Electrical Engineering. 
Captain Company E. 

1S87 the inhabitants of some 
county were startled by the 

One bright spring morning ii 
unknown place down in Frank] 
arrival of a precocious individu 
take anything into bis head fri 
sized elephant. His first words 
has proved this many, many 
religion to make less than 95 ii 
not limited to the classroom, 
many a forensic encounter, 
especially in football, is n 
electrical engineer, and vv 
da\ harness down some n 
factory wheels, furnis 


I Ii 

h the manifest ability to 
: 'p. arthmetic to a small- 
"Professor, 1 know." He 
here. It is against his 
si Hut bis ability is 
kis proved bis ability in 
bis ability as an athlete, 
to be sneered at. Expects to be an 
•onhdcntly predict that he will one 
<■ Southern river and make it turn 
light and current, run the electric 
ilways, and do man's bidding in a thousand oilier ways. 
,\l. A. S. E. ; treasurer '08-'09, vice-presideni '09-'10, second 
term president '09-'10; Dialectic Literary Society; Sophomore 
debater '08; Alumni speaker '09; secretary '08-'O9, president 
first term '10; president Dramatic Club '08-'O9; Franklin County 
Club-, Normalite Club; Star Eating Club '09; John Sharp Will- 
iams Club '08-'09; Magruder Debating Club, third term secre- 
tary '07-'08; Mississippi Sabres '09-'10; class football 'O9-'10; 
class secretary '00-'07. vice-president '07-'08; Y. M. C. A.; asso- 
ciate editor the 'lb Reveille. Commencement speaker 'In. 
"Soon shall thy arm, unconquered stream afar. 
Drag the slow barge or drive the rapid car; 
Or on wide waving winy r panded bear 
The flying chariot through the fields of air." 



Brookhaven, iliss. 

Mechanical Engineering. 

Prepared for A. and M. at Emery and II y and at Branliam 

and Huglies. He is a bright young men in both brass and 
class and receives fine grades in each, lias a special laugh of 
his own and believes everybody else's to be a cheap imitation. 
Me has a headpiece ami is of a heftiness and agility most re- 
markable. These qualities earned fur him (he place of center 
■ in his class football team, and (he all elass in his junior year. 
Is as fond of girls as he is of football, ami is never so happy 
as when playing (he pari of the persevering lover. Is thinking 
seriously of taking a peep inside of a 1 k before he graduates. 

German Club; Junior club: Copiah County Club; Owl Club; 
Babbit Hunters; class football '()S-'09; all-class '08-'OO. 

"Some oilier day 1 will be a military man." 


Mashulaville, Mi-s, 
. I </iicii II it ir. 

i'ii. si Lieu ilium I Company 1/. 

"Lip" is (he wil of (he elass. 1 1 i -s humorous sayings have 
enlivened many a. dull hour for us and driven away (he blues. 
He intends to be a No. 1. up-to-date farmer, before beginning 
on his own hook he is going to spend some time in getting 
a more thorough knowledge of stock raising and practical farm 

manag ent by working under some of (he most successful 

farmers of the Middle West. 

Dialectic Literary Society; Sabre Company; president Noxubee 
County Club; Agricultural Club; president Western Club; sub 
on 'Varsity football; V. M. C. A.; one of the three judges lor 
live stock at the Mississippi Stale fair; Reflector Hoard. 

"A man in all the world's new fashions planted, 
That hath a mini ol phrases in hi- brain." 



Agricultural College, Miss. 

Agricult ure. 

"Tubby" is one of the youngest men in the class. Carpenter's 
side partner, in conjunction with whom he makes miserable the 
lives of professors, birds and little fishes. They say he broke 
his record once by studying fifteen minutes in one week. That 
must have been the week he studied for final examination in 
chemistry and made an "A." He understands the use of a 
knapsack sprayer, and delights to work in the entomological 
laboratory (?). Is a ladies' man and football player of promise. 
Will go to Cornell. 

Member of Sabre Company; Agricultural Club; Town Prep 
Club; Town Prep football '08-'09; scrub football '09-'10; class 
football '09-'10; class baseball '(KJ-'K); Western Club. 

"He hath a heart as sound as a bell, and his tongue is the 
clapper, for what his heart thinks his tongue speaks." 


Rosedale, Miss. 


First Lieutenant and Adjutant First Battalion. 

Born May 27, 188S, at Memphis. Tenn., over on the big river. 
Propped at Jefferson Military College and joined us as a Sopho- 
more. Favorite occupation, wandering over the campus with a 
cyanide bottle sticking out of his hind pocket. Has been heard 
to epiote Latimer, saying "Butterflycs do but theyre nature, the 
butlertlye is not couetoufe, is not gredye of other mens goodes, 
is not full of enuy and hatered, is not malicious, is not cruel, 
is not mereileffe." 

Reveille Staff; Reflector Board; Philotechnic Literary Society, 

re ling secretary third term '08-'ii!>, critic first term '09-'10, 

president second term 'OU-'IO; Sophomore Medal; Sabre Com- 
pany; Agricultural Club; Swamp Rabbits; Normal Club; class 
representative at Commencement; Y. M. C. A. cabinet; Calendar 



Logtown, Jliss. 

Civil a nd Jliiiiui/ Engineering. 
First Lieutenant Company li. 

"Peter the Dane" originated down about the coast and 
walked out beneath the scorching sun on April 20, 1891. The 
only companions of his early life were mullets and alligators, 
of which he was very fond. One day while sitting on his native 
river bank he saw the tip of an alligator's snout just above 
the water and by observing it closely calculated the whole 
alligator's weight within one-seven-hundredths of an ounce. 
This decided his future, for nunc but "Buz" could be the teacher 
of one with such a mathematical mind, so he entered A. and M. 
in 1905 and lias made rapid strides in mathematics ever since. 

Sabre Company; M. A.. S. E., treasurer '09-'10, vice-president 
*iiti-'io, president '09-'10; class historian; class representative at 
Commencement ; Mullet Chaser's Club. 

"He could distinguish and divide a hair 'twixt south and 
southwest side." 


Pickens, Miss. 

Electrical Engineering. 
Captain Company li. 

Massey is a man with determination and grit in sufficient 
quantities to make a success in life whatever line he may under- 
take. We are inclined to predict that it will be politics, and 
expect, to hear of his being a factor for clean and square 
government in our State. Good company for all and best 
company for his friends. Is of a very inventive and scientific 
trend of mind, having patented a machine to calculate the 
number of theorems "Buz" can solve in a second, and disc- 
covered the kind of bacteria that live on the 129th leg of a 

Librarian Dialectic Literary Society 'Ofi-'OT; historian of 
class 'tiO-'OT; treasurer M. A. S. E. '08-'09; .Junior Tennis. 
Agricultural, Dramatic and Madison County Clubs; Lee Guards; 
arrangement committee Junior reception; assistant business 
manager '09 Reveille; associate editor '10 Reveille; first lieu- 
tenant Sabre Company; Y. M. C. A. 

"For manners are not idle, but the fruit 
Of loyal nature and of noble mind." 



Durant, Miss. 

Electrical Engineering. 

Captain and Quartermaster. 

"Mickie" comos to us from Durant, where it is related that 
at the early age of four days he tried to swallow a baseball. 
Since then lie has constantly cultivated his fondness for this 
article of diet till now he is a baseball fiend and "eats 'em up." 
He lias been the man with the mask on 'Varsity all four years. 
He was captain and manager in his Senior year and a member 
of the Athletic Council for two years. In 1909 he was also 
assistant manager of the 'Varsity football team. The "Irish- 
man's" other and varied activities, as well as his universal 
popularity, are well indicated by the following- list of clubs: 

Swamp Rabbits, German, of which he was president '09-'10; 
Elyssian, Prowlers, Collegian, Octopus, Owls, Junior, Rabbit 
Hunters, Holmes County, Sabre Company. 

"The world laughs with him, but never at him." 


Leaksville, Miss. 


First Lieutenant Com pom/ (1. 

This modest youth first drew breath in the ozone laden atmos- 
ihere of Green county. lie is a very obstinate arguer when 
roused, and would not believe an angel on oath if it was 
ontrary to his way of thinking. We know him, though, to be 

whole-souled, good-hearted fellow, who would do everything 
ii the world for a classmate or friend. 

George admires the girls (at a distance), and often speaks 
f the fair lassies of Leaksville. 

Agricultural Club; V. M. C. A.; class football team; track 

"Independence now and independence forever." 



Memphis, Term. 

Electrical Engineering. 
Second Lieutenant Company C. 

Bom at Rossville, Tenn., May 6, 1S89. "Sky-Juice" is 
city guy" from Memphis, and can show all oi us a few : 
along the lines of "men's furnishings; hosiery and neckw 
specialty." When arrayed in all his glory, he is simply 
sistible, for a most attractive personality backs up his 
quests. Is a veritable [lobson among the ladies. Likes Cab 
but hates the trouble of going to the board, lias ., smile 
pleasani word for every one. In addition lie is somewhal 
athlete and a loyal and deservedly popular classmate. 

N'ormalite Club; Star Eating Club; Sabre Company; 
football '08-'09 and "OO-'IO; Rabbit Hunters; V. M. C. A. 

"Is (bis (hat haughty, gallant, gay Lothario?" 

■ (nuts 
ear a 
Hid a 
of an 

i lass 


Randolph, Miss. 

Captain Com pant) /'. 

"Peter's" advent in 1886 was followed in a few days b 
the great Charleston earthquake. Before he was six montl 
old lie was an accomplished rider on the hobby horse, and i 
lull, later be became quite proficient ill operating the to, 
steam engine. Tins promise of childhood prepares us for hi 

accomplishments in the textile world. Ere many i ns liav 

passed we expect to bear from him as the successful superin 
teiideiit of some greal cotton mill. Everybody knows Newell a 

a i lest, unassuming fellow, who has a generous quantity n 

that faculty called "sticktoitiveness." One of the most pop. 
lar men in the class, and certainly one of the most lovable. 

Y. M. ('. A.; vice-president Textile Club; Dirty Dozen 'OO-ll 
Mississippi Sabres '09-'10; Dialectic Literary Society. 

"Worth, courage and honor, 
These indeed your sustenance and birthright are." 



Randolph, Miss. 

First Lieutenant Company I. 

Born January 27, 1888. "Daddy," as we affectionately call 
him, is one of your all-round good fellows. It can never lie 
said of him that lie is abnormally developed along- any one 
line, for he takes an active interest in all the various pursuits 
of his college. His good nature and steady, easy-going disposi- 
tion have wini liini a host of friends among the students, faculty 
and town people. A noted Normalite, ami Lobdell claims that 
he was most fetching when arrayed in oilskins and knapsack 
sprayer and waging a holy war against Culex pipiens. 

Junior Club; Normal Club; Tennis Club; Hen Pluckers; treas- 
urer Agricultural club 'OSJ-'IO; Lee Guards; Ku-Klux Klan, 
Dirty Dozen; Sabre Company; one of the three judges for live 
stock at the Mississippi State Fair. 

"Audacity is the parent of success." 


Eastabutchie, Miss. 

Mechanical Engineering. 


The first thing that he knew he was in Eastabutchie, miss. He 
lias always been strong for Hie fair ones; in fact, his motto is, 
'■Ami witch sweet ladies with my words and looks." Many of 
ns believe that Overstreet will some day make the engineering 
world sit up and rub ils eyes. "Public meeting of the Engi- 
neering Club tonight. Interesting talk by member of the faculty. 
Come out and hear it. fellows." 

Member of German Club; Junior Club; Sabre Company; presi- 
dent of M. A. S. E. first term '09-'10; first sergeant tor Extra 
Walkers, session '08-'09. 

"Tutored in the rudiments of many desperate studies." 



Sumrall, Miss. 

Industrial Education. 
Second Lieutenant Company /•'. 

One of the best all-round men in college, but don't tell Mm 
so, or he may become caucateflareous ("stuck up," in common 
phraseology). "Steve" is a football player of note, a baseball 
man, a track man. and one of the few who have remained 
immune from the attraction of the fair sex. He is an enthu- 
siastic Dialectic man. though not gifted with much gibbosity. 
A third lieutenantship in the Philippines awaits him also. 

Magruder Debating Chili, secretary third term '08-'09; Dia- 
lectic Literary Society, treasurer second term '08-'09, critic 
first term '08, prosecuting attorney '08-'09, president third 
term '09-'10; Y. M. C. A.; Sabre Company; athletic editor 
College Reflector; class football, sub-'Varsity football '08-'09, 
'Varsity '09-'10; managing class baseball team '08-'O9, track 
team ''08-'09; president Covington County Club; K. K. K. 

"My resolution is to see foreign ports — 
I have set on't — and when I'm set on't I must do it." 




Waynesboro, Miss. 

Ayricult ure. 

Captain Company 

Here is a man that has made good in spite of obstacles that 
might have discouraged one of a less hardy temperament. In 
September, 1903, he entered school, but before the session was 
out he was called home to the deathbed of his father. Since 
then he lias alternately gone to sel 1 and run the home plan- 
tation, where he has vigorously put into practice methods 
learned in (he lecture room and on the farm. The popularity 
and esteem in which we all hold Pou have borne fruit in many 
honors. He has taken an interest in athletics also, making 
1he football team this ycir. 

President Senior class '(i!i-'l(); president Agricultural Club 
'O'.i-'KI; secretary of class '08-'09; Philotechnie Literary Society, 
treasurer second term '08-'09 and president third term '09-'lU; 
Y. M. 0. A., secretary '09-'10, vice-president '08-'09; president 
Wayne County Club; member Reflector board; Hen Pluckers; 
Normal (Hub; secretary and treasurer Western Club; Multum 
in Parvo; first prize dairy stock judging. 

"Toiling and smiling, onward he goes." 



McCarley, Miss. 

First Lieutenant Company K. 

Born May 16, 1889. Redditt may not have "read it" all, but 
nevertheless he has gotten his share and talks most eloquently 
when called upon about the transgressions of Aeonthia lee- 
tularia. He is good-natured, sober, steady and a solid man of 
the class. Has an inventive turn and may work wonders with 
farm machinery. Nothing is more attractive to him than the 
paraffined floor and the sprites which disport thereon. 

German, Carroll County, Agricultural clubs; Ku-Klux Klan; 
Hes Pluckers' Club; Lee Guards '08-'O9; Sabre Company '09-'10. 

"Study is like the heaven's glorious sun." 


Mobile, Ala. 

Industrial Education. 
Captain Company D. 

"Pedagog" is a man of many and varied activities, and suc- 
cess has always attended him. Witness his record below in 
athletics, as a speaker and a literary man. He has already 
received his commission as third lieutenant in the United States 
constabulary of the Philippines, and will sail for Manila in June. 

'Varsity football '09-'10; 'Varsity track '08-'O9; manager bas- 
ket-ball team '08-'09; Reveille staff; Reflector staff; vice-presi- 
dent Cosmopolitan Club; president Alabama Club '08-'O9; critic 
Dialectic Literary Society second term '09-'10; K. K. K. ; win- 
ner Magruder Medal; class representative at Commencement. 

"To be strong is to be happy." 



Laurel, Miss. 

Elect i ical Engineering. 

Russell, better known as "Rusty," was born in Northern 
Michigan, in the year 1887. He has been in the South about 
twelve years, so we consider him a full fledged Southerner. His 
proseni home is Laurel, Miss. Hi- first incentive to become an 
electrical engineer was gained while working in a power plant 
of the Gulf Stalin Investment Company at Laurel, where he 
worked for three years and gained a practical knowledge which 
has served him well here. Since calling to A. and M. he lias 
taken an active part in athletics, having been our 'Varsity first 
baseman for three years. He is one of the best firsl basemen 
that A. and M. has ever seen. He is a member of the Lee 

Ji:st re-read "Casey at the Bat," that's all. 


Kosciusko, Miss. 

/ nd 'nst rial Educa tion. 
Major Third Battalion. 

He was born, reared and still lives at Kosciusko, and thinks 
there is no place like "Kozzy." lie got his Latin at the 
Kosciusko 1 1 iuli School and joined us as a Sophomore in ID07-'08. 
We would not call him a very hard student, but he is certainly 
a very brilliant and versatile one. No man in the class has so 
broad a knowledge as he. "Hal" is one of the A. and M.'s best 
orators, and is a dangerous opponent in debate. .Inst to look 
at him you would not suppose that he is anything of a sport, 

but just take another leek sometimes when he Is gelling really 

In gu In Columbus. lie doesn't want anything said about bis 
love affairs — is afraid "Stokes" will tease him. However, he 
likes to go to Columbus, and his "charming conversation" and 

"g 1 manners" make him a great favorite at the I. I. and C. 

He expects to study law, and we doubt not that ere man) 
moons have passed he will rank at the top of this profession. 
His record here is unexcelled, his ambition is unlimited, and 
we are certain that he will some day be one of our distin- 
guished alumni. 

Philotechnie Literary Society, critic third term '09-'10, re- 
cording secretary second term 'ns-'o'.i, Alumni debater '09, 
annivcrsariaii 'OW-'lll; president Atlalla County Club; Magruder 
Debating Club Medal '08; editor Young Men's Christian Associa- 
tion Hand-Book; exchange editor The College Reflector; editor- 
in-chief The Reveille '10; Commencement speaker. 

"The inward service of his mind and soul grows wide withal 
* * * no soil nor cantel doth besmirch the virtue of his 



Oldenburg, Miss. 

Industrial Education. 
First Lieutenant Company l>. 

Born October 1, 1885. "Pat," in spite of his nickname, is of 
German decent, having had a great-grandfather who was killed 
at the battle of Waterloo. He is a worker of true German per- 
tinacity and lias entered the last lap without a single study 
behind, although laid up in the hospital last year for over 
three months. He has taken an active interest in the work of 
the Dialectic Literary Society. 

President Franklin County Club and member Educational Club; 
vice-president Dialectic Lilerary Society, third term '09-'10. 


n ! flu.' Ii st contentment has. 


Moscow, Tenn. , R. F. D. No. 2. 

Agriculi ure. 
First Lieutenant Company II. 

Marshall county quite outdid herself when she sent us Julian. 
In one small body he is a chemist, poet and enthusiastic agri- 
culturist. Some day lie will add to these a teacher, for he is 
going into agricultural department work as a profession. All 
good luck go with you, Julian, for we believe your accurate 
mind and efficient hands will some day make you famous as the 
head of some great agricultural school. 

Agricultural Club, secretary '09-'10; Philotechnic Literary So- 
ciety; Sabre Company; class poet '09-'10; class representative 
for Commencement; Reveille staff; Hen Pluckers. 

"But wrote he like a gentleman? 
In rhyme, fine tinkling rhyme and flowing verse, 
With now and then some sense." 



Chicago, 111. 

.1 gricull inc. 

Second Lieutenant Company A". 

Rom May 22, 1SS0, in t lie village of Wilmette, 111. Moved to 
Holly Springs, Miss., and graduated from (he high school there 
in 1907. He joined us when we wen' Sophomores and has 
specialized in chemistry. In fact, lie has had the honorable office 
conferred upon him of "Most Exalted and Worthy Grand High 
Guardian of tin- Sacred Waslibottle anil Burettes." Favorite 
occupation, looking up syntheses in lieibtcin. Next September 
lie will be at work in Northwestern University tor his doctor's 
degree, having left a siring of "A's" behind him at A. and M. 
most amazing. 

"Blessed are those 
Whose blood and judgment are so well co-mingled 
That they are not a pipe for Fortune's finger. 
To sound what stop she pleases." 


Seiiatobia, Miss. 

Agriculi ure. 

Sloan hails from various parts of Mississippi, including Her- 
nando, Lula, Tunica, Eudora, Cold Water and Senatobia. Ob- 
tained his early education at the different institutions of learn- 
ing in the above mentioned "burgs." Also attended a Mem- 
phis business college. Was once tramp and "1111111111111" his 
way through the West, but finally decided that going to school 
was an easier way lo spend the time, so came to A. and M., 
where he is about to "swipe" a diploma if the faculty don't 
watch out. Is fond of chemistry and expects to discover some 
day a compound which will induce growth in a perpendicular 
direction. Will be married soon after graduation. 

"Perplext no more with Human or Divine, 
Tomorrow's tangle to the winds resign." 



DeKalb, Miss. 


First Lieutenant and Quartermaster Second 


Born June 9, 1888. "Shucks," so called from his favorite ex- 
pression of "Shuckings alive," hails from Kemper county. 
Learned to pitch by throwing' stones at squirrels in the woods 
near his home. A good student and a good athlete. First 
gained fame by crying for something to eat. Has been eating 
ever since. Aspires to be a farmer. The mantle of the 
"Mitchell Twins" has fallen on him, 
unspoiled by that nimbus of glory which 

Dialectic Literary Society; Y. M. C. 
class baseball '()6-'07; 'Varsity baseball '07-'08, '08-'09, 'OO-'IO; 
class football '08-'09; all class '0S-'O9; sub on 'Varsity '09-'10. 

Hit "Shucks" remains 
surrounds the baseball 

A.; Sabre Company, 

"I value silence — none can prize it more.' 


Wesson, Miss. 

Mechanical Engineering. 
Captain and Ordinance Officer. 

"Skeet" hails from the "free state of Copiah," or, to be more 
exact, from Wesson. He entered the A. & M. in the fall of 
1906, one of the tallest, lankiest, greenest, ugliest and toughest- 
looking men who ever ventured out of the tall timber. lie 
stands prominent above his classmates, passing the 6:1 mark. 
He has long since left the rough state and become a true jewel, 
both in appearance and work. Is kind, agreeable, true to him- 
self and to his friends. Has become sadly enmeshed in the 
web of Cupid, but we cannot go into his love affairs, as they 
would fill several volumes. "Skeet" also lias a lieutenant's 
commission in the Philippine constabulary. Woe unto the 
Tagalogs, Igorotes, Moros and other tribes when he goeth 
forth to war. 

Dialectic Literary Society; Copiah County Club; Lee Guards, 
secretary and treasurer 't)8-'09, second lieutenant '09-'lU; Ma- 
gruder Debating Club; class baseball '07-'08 and '08-'09; Junior, 
German. Octopus, Normal and Tennis clubs; Rabbit Hunters; 
Y. M. C. A.; Dirty Dozen; Sabre Company; M. A. S. E. 

"This goin' ware glory waits ye haint one agreeable feature." 



Augusta, Ga. 

Electrical Engineering. 

< 'a /it a in Band. 

The subject of this sketch is the swiftest member of the 
'• ,:1SS ; " 1 ' 1 ■> slar nf the Hi - 1 magnit udc in the -.., i.,1 firmament. 
His black hair, poetic expression and interesting pallor are so 
becoming that the girls go wild over him. lie corresponds 
with not less than fifty and has been known to call on ten 
'lining one afternoon. 

Sergeant Loo Guards '08-'09, captain '09-'10; Skiddoo Club; 
German Club; Octopus Club; Elyssian Club; Engineering Club; 
president Musicians' Club; Sabre Company; Y. II. C. A.; class 
football '06-'07 and '07-'08; .-lass baseball '06-'07, '07-'08, '08-'09; 
class sport '08-'09, '09-'10; Dramatic club 't!8-'09. 

"To be a well favored man is a gift of fortune." 


.Meridian. Miss. 

Industrial Education. 
Second Lieutenant Company 11. 

No, fair maid, this gentle youth is not for thee— all love is 
for sleep. It is believed that he once had a sweetheart, but 
-<"'■' she jilted him he has left the heartless crew strictly alone. 
He is :l «'ell liked, hard working fellow, and we believe he 
will make a teacher of renown. lie is another of the blessing's 
that the year 1888 bestowed upon humanity, and is an old-timer 
among us. having entered prep. 

Grand Exchequer Ku-KIux Klan; vice-president Queen City 
Club; Sabre Company; Y. M. C. A. 

"1 rise with the lark." (?) 



Oklahoma City, Okla. 

Electrical Engineering, 

Bob cast his lot with us during our Freshman year, and in 
spite of the motherly care exerted by college, some powerful 
magnetic force seems ever to have been attracting him town- 
ward. His roommates tell with much emotion the pitiful tale 
of his having spent many nights in restless tossing on account 
of having received a lemon. During the day he conceals his 
agony and wears a broad smile and is jolly with a truly Spartan 

After graduation lie thinks of studying medicine at Vander- 
belt. While here he lias been a member of the Meridian Club, 
Junior Club, Sabre Company, Octopus Club, German Club, 
George Rifles and Cosmopolitan Club. 

"Much study is 

uf the flesh 




. I gricult ure. 
Second Lieutenant Company (I. 


i to the boj 
by his mild, 
friends. His 

hotter knOA 
Attala county, and 
l.i' has made many 
which he has made marvel 
inexhaustible. His thinkng 
lias read more books than a 
authors for days at a lime. 

I as "Doe," came to us fr im 
modest and congenial nature 
specialty is library work, in 

us proficiency. His vocabulary is 
capacity cannot be surpassed. He 
y man in the class, and can name 
After graduation "Doc" will study 

medicine, and we predict that he will handle the "pill bags" 
as Maelzel plays his chestmen. He has taken for his motto, 
"Man was not made to live alone." 

V. M. C. A.; Agricultural Club; Philotechnie Literary So- 
ciety; secretary and treasurer Normal Club; Dramatic Club. 

"Far may we search before we find 
A heart so manly and so kind." 



Bogue Chitto, Miss. 

Electrical Engineering. 

Captain Company C. 

another of our class who lias just reached his majority. 
has always intended to be an engineer and with this aim 
• he prepared for A. and M. by doing practical stunts 
wniill of his native (own. During his four years here 
been an enthusiastic student, and we look forward to 
■ when he will aid in developing the resources oi our 
He is true to his friends, a close companion of his pipe, 
genuine specialist on Sine Curves. 

Company; Mississippi Association Student Engineers; 


"The generality of men have, like plants, latent properties 
which Chance brings to light." 


Florence, Miss. 

Civil anil Mining Engineering. 
First Lieutenant Company C. 

"Pete" is a merry, happy-go-lucky, cotno-day-go-day fellow 
thai believes in getting the most out of life with as little 
trouble as possible. Why blame him if he can do so? His 
dreaming capacity is equal to that of any one, and his dreams 
will no doubt some day reach fruition. In fact, he has a 
faculty for work on short notice that is surprising. 

Junior Club; Ku-Klux Klan; Sabre Company; M. A. S. E. ; 
Dirty Dozen; gymnasium team. 

"Care to our coffin adds a nail no doubt; 
And every grin so merry draws one out." 



Agricultural College, Miss. 

Civil anil Mining Engineering. 
Second Lieutenant Company E. 

Buz. Jr., is tlic youngest man in the class and one of the 
brightest, especially along mathematical lines. Is a day stu- 
dent and lives on the campus, therefore knows neither t lie 
hardship of dormity life nor the tramps on wintei mornings 
that fall to the lot of the Starkville hoys. We predict that 
some day in the future he will even rival ln's illustrious father 
as a mathematician of international renown. During vacation 
he is a devoted "brother of the angle." 

Dialectic Literary Society; Reflector board; M. A. S. E. ; 
elass representative at Commencement. 

"For he by geometric scale 

Could take the size of [nits of ale. 

And wisely tell what hour o 1 the day 

The clock did strike by Algebra." 


Long-view, Miss. 

Civil and Mining Engineering. 

Walter is an Oktibbeha county boy and believes in going 

k the monotony of Doc's 
1 mess hall fare. Great 
1." "Say, Walker, can I 

home every once in a while to bri 
I wire patented and guaranteed-to-k 
admirer of girls, especially "Old B 
leave my hooks in here this morning?" 
M. A. S. E. ; Y. M. ('. A. 

"('ease, every joy, to glimmer on my mind. 
But leave, oh leave the light of hope behind. 



Meridian, Miss. 

Captain Com [mini II. 

"Franklin" has always been noted for his extreme laziness, 
and when the late articles on the hookworm appeared, ln's class- 
mates immediately dubbed him "Hook." When he does get 
busy, though, there is something doing; witness the champion- 
ship class football game of glorious memory. He has been pro- 
nounced handsome by the girls and is in fact quite a flirt. 

President Textile Club; secretary and treasurer Queen City 
Club '08-'09, president '09-'10; German Club; Junior Club; Dirty 
Dozen; Rabbit Hunters; Tennis club; first lieutenant Georgia 
Rifles '09-'10; first sergeant Sabre Company; Y. M. C. A.; class 
football '07-'08, manager class football 'us to '111, all class foot- 
ball '08-'O9, scrub f ball '09-'10; scrub baseball 'or to '09, 

manager '()8-'09; Dramatic club; class representative for C - 



Starkville, Miss. 

Industrial Education. 
Second Lieutenant Company .-I. 

Ward is a native product. In oilier words, he is indigenous 
to the soil, as he is a "town prep." lie got started in 1892, and. 
being a politician, is going yet and it is thought that only a 
law course can stop him. Ward is probably the youngest man 
in our class, llis greatest achievement was the discovery of a 
method bj which he makes the best grades in the class with 
the leasl study. Ward's smile is irresistible. His favorite occu- 
pation is telling the "charms" of the Capital City. 

Town Preps club; football team. 

"In this fool's paradise he drank delight- 
Worshiped, dreamed ami thought of love both day and night." 



Weir, Miss. 


Boyd is a loyal classmate, an easy going sort of fellow, 
tint good in theory as well as in practice, and is one of the 
best eggs in our nest. Once your friend lie is always so, and lie 
has a good many in the bunch. He is a dear lover of the girls, 
and spends his vacant hours in smoking Ids pipe and picturing 
his beloved in the rolling smoke. He says that lie was never 
king of a fairy realm of youthful dreams, where there was no 
queen, and we think that he will take Ids "sheepskin" one day 
and his helpmate in life the next. His special study is animal 
husbandry, and he intends to own a good stock farm some day. 
He is a dear lover of fun. 

Agricultural Club; Dialectic Literary Society; Y. If. C. A.; 
Multum in Parvo. 

"Whistling, dancing, or singing a song, 
"Happy and contented lie jogs along." 


Durant, Miss. 

A (/lien 1 1 ure. 
Regimental <'<i/>i<tin and Adjutant. 

This extremely loquacious youth is a society man of the first 
water, and a talker of great speed. Believes in having his own 

say— ami lie lias it. If he doesn't, i ne els,, dues. He is 

uoll tilted in this rcspcel for his position of adjutant. Best 

example of the evil effects of a military scl I that can be 

found. Mas never been known to incline from the perpendicular 
at a greater angle than 1 deg. 17 min. The girls think he i 
cute — and so docs lie himself; indeed, so much so that w> 
fear he is becoming conceited. 

Color sergeant Lee Guards '08-'09 and firs! lieutenant '09-'10 
German, Dramatic, Junior and Agricultural clubs; Dialectic 
Literary Society. Sabre Company; vice-president Holmes County 
club; Rabbit Hunters. 

"Bring back my bonnie to me." 


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Senior Class History 

Nineteen hundred and ten has at last arrived, and 
with it has come our last year at A. & M. Strenuous 
years these four have been, but the reward is not 
Call off; long and tiresome has been the race, but the 
goal is ;it last in sight, and the much coveted and once 
far off "sheepskin" is almost within our grasp. What 
on i- several diplomas will signify depends upon the 
individual to a ureal extent. Shall we go away feel- 
ing that they are worth to us only their intrinsic 
value, or that we have not come about them honestly? 
No! (and I am sure fully half a hundred would an- 
swer the same). All that are now in the Senior Class 
feel that their diplomas will lie worth infinitely more 
to them than its mere money value. Far better than 
this, they will know that what they shall Ljet will lie 
the reward of honest toil. We have no intellectual 
giants in our class, no gifted writers or horn poets, 
far fewer are our scientists or mathematicians. What 
we have learned has cost, in many cases, consider- 
able effort and much hard study. It has been worth 
the effort, and we now have the satisfaction of looking 
back over our records and knowing that in them is 
the fruit of no little study. 

September, 1906 saw the beginning of our career- 
that is, the most of the class ; some of us started earlier. 
Two hundred strong, we took the College by storm, 
allowing no line of activities to pass us. In all stu- 
dent organizations we were well represented. In Y. M. 
C. A. work, literary societies and athletics members 
of our class took an active part. This session passed 
quietly by; our football team saw no defeat, and in 
other athletics we were equally successful. At the 
close of the session, although our number had been 
greatly diminished, we were determined to come back 
and make our second year even more successful than 
the first. 


The fall of 1907 saw a smaller but wiser looking bunch of young fellows roll 
into old A. & M. Greetings were exchanged, old times talked of, and it was not 
long before we were again hard at work. Difficult problems confronted us 
this year, but they were finally mastered, and we came out once more on top. 
Football this year was even better than before. Although we were not cham- 
pions, five of our men — more than any other class furnished — were chosen for 
the "All Class" team. Several men from our ranks helped to sustain the name 
of A. & M. in the football world and to make this a successful year for us. 
Thus, another year passed, witli few failures and many successes, and we enter 
into ' ' Juniordom. ' ' 

The opening day of the session of '08- '09 saw barely half of our original 
number back at school. What we lacked in numbers, however, was made up 
for by achievements of those who were here. The captain of the '08 football 
team was a Junior. Several men on the 'Varsity team were Juniors, and the 
"Scrub" team was composed almost entirely of members of the same class. 
In class football the Juniors made a record of which we were justly proud. In 
spite of the fact that many of our best men were not allowed to play on account 
of having played "Scrub" ball, the Junior team enjoyed a triumph which 
will be hard to duplicate by any class team. Their goal line was never crossed 
during the entire season, while eighty-five points were piled up against their 
opponents. Two-thirds of the men on the "All Class" team were Juniors. Not 
only in football were the Juniors successful, but in baseball as well. In fact, 
we were the champion athletes of the College. Nor was it in athletics alone 
that the name Junior was synonymous with victory; their representatives at 
commencement stirred the souls of all who heard them in the Alumni debate. 

We are now Seniors. What a step it has been from '06 to '10, but we have 
stepped it safely. The responsibilities of the Senior Class have rested lightly, 
but safely, on our broad shoulders, and the discipline of the College has been 
kept above its usual standard. The Seniors have supported the 'Varsity football 
team better than any other class in College, five of our classmen earning the 
"M." The captain of the football team is a Senior, as is the baseball team's 
captain. In class football our record of last year was not duplicated, but on 
a field of snow our team bravely and fiercely defended the title won only last 
year; but, as luck would have it, ours was not the successful team. 

Such is our past and present. The future confronts us, and soon we will 
fight the mighty battles of actual life — with its failures or its successes — for 
years to come. Be those failures or successes what they may, we push on 
with pride in the past and great hopes for the future. 




Rime of the Ancient Freshman Class. 

It was an ancient Freshman Class, 

'Twas born in nineteen-six ; 
By their long white pants and drooping caps, 

Now how came they in this fix? 

The College doors are opened wide, 

And we are next to leave ; 
The Faculty met, the day is set — 

One long sad sigh they heave. 

The President sat in his chair — 

He cannot choose bnt weep ; 
He knows, alas ! this Senior Class 

He cannot always keep. 

Exams were here, exams were there, 

Exams were all around; 
They flunked us once, they flunked ns twice, 

We breathed without a sound. 

At length we crossed the Junior line, 
Through thick and thin we came, 

As if we had been twelve sages wise — 
We won our Senior name. 

We used the brains we ne'er had used, 
And round and round they spun ; 

And every day it was work, not play, 
Until we've almost won. 

The long white pants, the drooping cap, 

We've worn with brazen face; 
We were the first that ever burst 

That custom at this place. 

Down dropt the wrath of the younger boys, 

'Twas sad as sad could be, 
And we did speak only to squelch 

Their meaning pleasantry. 


Day after day, day after day. 

We work nor cease, nor stop. 
As pale as the tombstone while 

That on us soon may drop. 

Knowledge, knowledge everywhere, 

And all our brains did fill ; 
Knowledge, knowledge evervwlh re, 

But not one drop to spill. 

There passed a weary term, each brain 
Was dry, and thin each frame — 

A weary term, a. weary term. 
I low thin each weary frame, 

When, looking forward, we beheld 
A letter by each name. 

At first it seemed an A to lie. 

And then it seemed a C; 
It moved and moved, and took al last 

An awful shape to me. 

"See, see," we cried; "it moves no more!" 

Again to work go we, 
Without a C, without an P— 

< )ur lowest is a !). 

I fear thee, ancient record hook, 

I fear thy fatal page; 
And thou art big, and true, and sure. 

( >ur fears cannot assuage. 

A dream of joy! Is this, indeed, 

'I'he grand old "dip " 1 see? 
Is this the sign, 1 he blessed sign, 

That I have a degree 1 ? 

• ). take me, lake me, loving t rain. 

Back' to my old homestead. 
Where 1 may live, and move, and breathe, 

And resl my weary head. 

Farewell, farewell -hut this I tell 

To thee, thou Junior hatch, 
('mini not, 1 say. fair ones, count net 

Thy chicks before they hatch. 


Last Will and Testament of the Senior Class of the 
Mississippi Agricultural and Mechanical College 

Know All Men b/i These Presents: 

We, the Senior Class of the Mississippi Agricultural and Mechanical College, 
mindful that our exceptionally brilliant careers as students of this institution 
are about to come to a close; and, being remarkably sound in mind and body, 
as well as memory, and at the height of our ulory, and considering the great 
loss ( "?) the Faculty and students of this school will sustain by our departure, 
do make and publish this our last will and testament in matter and form 
following : 

We recognize the looks of inordinate desire and longing cast upon us by 
the Juniors, the appreciative awe in which we are held by the Sophomores, the 
untranslatable look of admiration and wonder with which the verdant Freshman 
follow our every move, and the worship, which amounts almost to idolatry, 
evinced by the denizens of "Prepdom. " 

We appreciate the respect and consideration which our worthy Faculty has 
shown us. We are able to understand and sympathize with the heartache, 
sorrow and gloom the absence of the Class of '10 will cast upon the institution; 
and, while we fully understand the impossibility of appeasing it, we think it 
may justify us to bequeath a few of our valuable gifts to the suffering humanity 
left behind at the A. & M.. under the tender mercies of those who have labored 
with might and main — alas, in vain! — to keep us down to the level of ordinary 

First: To the Juniors we bequeath the most valuable of our jewels, viz., the 
Society of the Starkville Four Hundred. We beg you to treat them kindly; 
and, while you can never hope to gain the affections and hearts of these — for 
both the affections and the hearts are the exclusive property of the Class of 
1910 — yet, out of kindness and consideration, try to be as tender with them as 
we were. We also advise the Juniors to fasten their aspirations to a star, or, 
in other words, to aim at the mark the Class of '10 has left, although they 
will never attain it, and it nevermore can be reached. 

Second: To the Sophomores we leave a few of our deep thoughts, which, if 
planted and properly tended in cerebral tissue, we have no doubt will grow 


and bloom profusely. Our high ambition we likewise have to leave them. We 
desire them to aim higher than Juniordom ; have an ambition to some day reach 
our high estate. We regret that they may never be such as we are. 

Third : Our great caution and deliberation we leave to the Freshmen, as 
we have observed them to be sadly lacking- in these qualities. We also advise 
the Freshmen to study the following books, which we individually bequeath to 
the Library for the special use of this class. These volumes are the results of 
our wide experience in the various subjects, being as follows: 

"Scholarly Fame, and How to Attain It " —Earl S. Brashier. 

"Sweethearts, and How to Train Them" — Same author. 

"Pleasant Looks, and How to Wear Them" — Fesser Jones. 

"The Imitation of Demosthenes" — Brougher. 

"Heart-Smashing, of Theory and of Practice" — Lottie Cothern. 

"How to Study" — H. CI. Carpenter. 

"My Sporting Record, and How 'Twas Won" — Graves. 

"Scientific Study of English "- —Pat Greaves. (This volume contains copious 
notes by the author. ) 

"The Relation of Bird Hunting to the Art of 'Sticking' Preps" — Bethea. 
{Profusely illustrated with actual photographs.) 

' ' Normalite Manual ' ' — Pou. 

"Courtship at a Distance" — Polk. 

Fourth: We desire that our unpaid bills for candy, ice cream, coca-cola and 
various and sundry other necessary articles, which will come to us in the next 
few days, and which we have been unable to pay on account of cheap money 
(our dollars going only so far as the ordinary half-dollar), be paid by the 
juvenile "Preps." We have often observed their deficiencies in business mat- 
ters, also that they did not have enough work to occupy their time, and desiring 
them to he more mindful of the dignity imparted to them by our shining example, 
we bequeath as above. 

Fifth: To the Student Body we leave our seats in the Chapel, likewise in 
the Mess Hall, and bequeath to them the glittering gems found in James' 
Psychology, Organic Chemistry; likewise the inspiring geometrical and trigo- 
nometrical truths expounded by Wentworth. From experience, we advise you 
not to drink too deeply at this fountain of knowledge, as it is likely to cause 
"brain-storm" and other complications. 

Sixth: We appoint our dear friends, the Faculty, joint executors of this 
our last will and testament, an honor which we hope they will appreciate. 

(Signed) Class op 1910. 



Junior Class Officers. 

Woodward, W. R President 

Vanado, S. R Vice-President 

McDade, W. F Secretary and Treasurer 

Sledge, E. M Historian 

Rand, C. T Poet 

Seal, L. W Athletic Manager 

Neeley, E. G Class Fool 

Sanders, J. I Class Sport 




Agricultural Juniors. 

Abbey. E. 1! Corinth 

Anthony, H. C Hesterville 

Armstrong, G. H Boyle 

Baker, W. H Okolona 

Barnes, H Taylortown 

Beard, A. V Springville 

Bizzell, H. M Strayhorn 

Brashier, R. H Shubuta 

Byall, S Greenville 

Daniels, W. E Blue Mountain 

Cohen, E. E Summit 

Dille, A. B Agricultural College 

Dorrill, W. C Agricultural College 

Horton, W. R Chalybeate 

Hudson, L. I Graysport 

Jennings, J. M , Crenshaw 

Joiner, A. L Bay Springs 

Kerr, E. G Agricultural College 

Lee, J. E Kioto 

Morris, T. G Itta Bena 

Overstreet, J. W DeKalb 

Robertson. T. D Pheba 

Scott. R. Maritee 

Sledge, E. M Castor, La. 

Stiles, C. F .v! Sessums 

Whitaker, E. B Oaksley 




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Engineering Juniors. 

Agnew, J. R Bethany 

Baker, E. C Brandon 

Benedict, B. S. . Booneville 

Bonny, E. T Enterprise 

Broadfoot, M. D. Lingle 

Buckley, W. H Wesson 

Burt, A. • K ■»' West Point 

Brogan, W West Point 

Carpenter, 0. J Starkville, W. R. . ' ■.' . . . . , Starkville 

Cawthom, S. G . . . Hattiesburg 

Fox, V. B '. ;'. Philadelphia 

Golding, T. .. W Columbus 

Hogan, J. B j Starkville 

Hinkle, J. Crawford 

Journey, A. L Jacksonville; Ala. 

Johnson, J. V Memphis, Tenn. 

Kelley, L i Gloster 

Kinkead, J. A Greenville 

Lawrence, S. G Columbus 

Magill, O. H ■ , .....: Birmingham, Ala. 

McGraw, H. J : Yazoo City 

McMurtray, W. B Yazoo City 

McDade,. W. F Meridian 

Moore, H. W Bristol 

Neeley, E. G Memphis, Tenn. 

Patrick, H. W Booneville 

Posner, H ....:. West Point 

Roberds, G. E Prairie 

Seal, L. W Logtown 

Spencer, J. G Port Gibson 

Team, E. L . . _. Oklahoma City, Okla. 

Varnado, S. R Osyka 

Watts, J. T i Meridian 

Williamson, T. L Columbia 

Weisinger,' W. J Lyon 


Killingsworth, R. E \ .'. : Pittsboro 

Newell, S. F... Randolph 

Pollard, H. T Batesville 

Saul, T. G.. . . Montpelia 

Savely, T. ' S .' Houlkey 


Wands, G. S ' Roseland. La. 

Ransom, R. C Starkville 

Pilkerton, H. C Mayhew 




Pedagogical Juniors. 

Bryan. A. ( ' Sci >oba 

Butts, A. B Artesia 

Bullock, II. .i .' 

Cobb, T. C Pittsboi-o 

Drake, F. M Columbus 

Ellzie, H. I Goss 

Fulclier, P. K ^ckerman 

Grantham, F. D Pinola 

II,. lines. M. a Pontotoc 

Houst S. \\ McVille 

1 1 ubbard, B. J Macon 

Hurst, L. A Hashuqua 

Kerr, Miss Josephine Agricultural College 

Lawrence, A. B Columbus 

Brewitt, B.J Ackevman 

Kami. C. T Bond 

Sanders, J. 1 Rocky Boint 

Simpson, E. D Grenada 

Stewart, A. C Anguilla 

Simmons, S. R .Magnolia 

Vaughn, J. R Caledonia 

Woodward, W. R Brooksville 


Junior Class History. 

At intervals in all histories there are eras in which the nations reach a high 
water mark, and such an era occurred in the history of the A. & M. College 
with the advent of the Class of 1911. I do not mean to say that this class is 
faultless, but modesty to say that their faults arc not so great as to materially 
interfere with their good qualities. 

At the beginning of the current session we gathered together and elected 
officers, in which election we were fortunate in choosing competent men for 
the various positions. The number matriculated in the class this year is about 
as large as usual. Several of our old members, however, are not back, but new 
men from other colleges have taken their places. 

At various times since the establishment of this college the different classes 
have striven to establish some form of dramatic club. All, however, have been 
unsuccessful until the present Junior Class organized, under the leadership of 
their former professor of English, the Cap and Bells Dramatic Club. Under 
adverse conditions the club grew, because all the members worked faithfully, 
and as a result of pulling together their first play, "Dizzy's Dilemmas," the 
first play ever given by students on the college stage, was presented with 
marked success on the night of November 10, 1909. 

In all phases of college life, in fact, the Class of 1911 ranks high. They have 
heartily supported the V. M. C. A. and Athletic Association, and in football 
they furnished five men, who helped to constitute the team that won glory for 
A. & M. in the autumn of 19011. No other class, we believe, can boast of this 
number of football men. 

And in class football! This is where the Juniors manifested their superiority 
over the other classes, both as players and in the support of the team. They 
won a game over French (amp. and without a "scrub" defeated the Seniors for 
the college championship. 

Let us hope that the remainder of our college life will be as successful as 
the past has been. We are now finishing the third quarter of our college course, 
and will soon be called upon to shoulder the responsibilities of a senior class. 
We feel assured that our class will be amply able to head the student body next 
autumn, and will strive to mark an eminent era in the history of "old" A. & M. 







Sophomore Class Officers. 

Julius M. Moss President 

Henry M. Tirey Vice-President 

Carl Rothe Secretary and Treasurer 

W. C. Sharbrough Historian 

W. H. Hogue Phool 

E. I. Robinson Sport 


Agricultural Sophomores. 

Allen, J. B *> llo » 

Allen. J. F Toomsuba 

Anderson, CO Starkville 

Anderson, J M Shuqualak 

Bass, L. G Lumberton 

Bayliss, R. C Hattiesburg 

Boi^an. W. M Braxton 

Chapman, B. E Courtland 

Chatham, W. D Maben 

Collins, W. B Sns » 

Crumpton, J. B Starkville 

Cunningham, L. F Starkville 

Fletcher, J. E Jackson 

Gardner, F. W Tupelo 

Franklin, E. S Muldoon 

Grambling, J. J Poplarville 

GuUedge, E. P Bow ling Green 

Hairston, J, B Meridian 

Harrison, B New Orleans, La. 

Harding, L. P Clinton 

Heard, G. T Brooksville 

Herrington, G. L Scitz 

Hopper, H. E DeKalb 

Jones, E Independence 

Keeton, W. M Toomsuba 

Kirkpatriek, J. H Plattsburg 

Koch, Peter South Africa 

Langston, J. M Kola 

McDonald, W. M 

McKinnon. M. M Coldwater 

Magee, 1 . D Hamburg 

Minis, W. C Starkville 

Minis. W Starkville 

Pigford, M. A Meridian 

Price, J. B Toomsuba 

Randall, C. C Bewelcome 

Reynolds. G. W Birmingham, Ala. 

Be'vnolds, O. F .Meadville 

Bhodes, S. W Roxie 

Robinson, E. T Batesville 

Sharbrough. W. C Holly Bluff 

Stanford, H. C Lexington 

Stiles, R. C Starkville 

Terry, A. E New Hebron 

Thomae, A. E Harrison 

Thompson, E. T Harperville 

Tiry, II. M Isola 

Treen, C. W . . Purvis 

Utz, M. A : Vicksburg 

Weldon. D. L Houlka 

West, J. T Wavnesboro 

Womack, M. S .Mantee 


Engineering Sophomores. 

Able, W. H Memphis, Tenn. 

Allen, A. H Boyle 

liaird. CO Taekson, Ala. 

Beanland, W. C Booneville 

Brown, T. B Meridian 

Carpenter, C. J Starkville 

Carpenter, J. W Starkville 

Cunningham, H Evergreen, Ala. 

Cutrer, B. B < >syka 

Field, B. I Natchez- 

Fortinberry, U. V Kent wood, La. 

Funderburk, I). D Cock in m 

Gilleland, R. V Stonewall 

Harper, II. G Jackson. 

Herbert, S. A Lexington 

Hogue, \\ . II Meridian 

Johnson, S. T iShnbuta 

Jones, C. W Macon 

Journey, VV. C Jacksonville, Ala. 

Klumb, H. J Rhineland, Wis. 

Lobdell, J. V Rosedale 

Mc Ivor, S Bond 

Manning, A L Drew 

Margoli's, D Starkville 

Miller, E. C Laws Hill 

Moody, C. S West Point 

Moss, J. M Soso 

Price, F. R Carpenter 

Rothe, C Agricultural College 

Shaifer, C. W llermanville 

Smith, M. D Kosciusko 

Stevenson, J. N Collierville, Tenn. 

Stevenson, R. V Wallerville 

Stoy, J. C Augusta, Ga. 

Thomas, F. D Verona 

Thrower, T. B Mahew 

Tisdale, 0. B Laurel 

Va rnado, H. R Osy ka 

Wade, E. G Tillman 

Watts, J. T Meridian 

Weichardt, \V. F Cleveland, ( ). 

Williams, W. J Hanover, Mich. 


Pedagogical Sophomores. 

Bergman, 1. E Fayette 

Britt, J. M Eupora 

Cassanova, T. H Log-town 

Child, E Learned 

Coney, J. W Magnolia 

Dennis, Mis-. H. J Starkville 

Doty, C. C _. Lexington 

East, W. J Senatobia 

Ellard, ,7. A Pittsboro 

Gilleland, J. T Stonewall 

Grantham, E. H D' Lo 

Gray, H. C Starkville 

Graves, J. M Anderson 

Harvey, E. B Stonewall 

Harper, A. D Hattiesburg 

Holl eman, J. L Hattiesburg 

Joiner, S. "W Bay Springs 

Jones, J. B Hazlehurst 

Lavi s, P. A Potts Camp 

Lee, S. B Merigold 

Leftwieh, G. J Aberdeen 

McNeill, J. P Nettleton 

Pope, E. W Tylertown 

Routten, J. P Belhaven. Va. 

Spearman, S. W Air Mount 

Thigpen, S. G Bay Springs 

Whitten, S. B ..Jackson 


Sophomore Class History. 

In September of 1909 there gathered to the portals of old A. & M. a hand of 
about a hundred and fifty young men to take up the duties of Sophomore — the 
hardest year of the college course Having had. however, the training of the 
previous year or two, they were undaunted by the greal difficulties confronting 
them, ami they immediately set lied down to earnest work. 

Early in the Freshman year of this class, sonic of the instructors, penetrating 
the rough and verdant exteriors and seeing the capabilities, the sterling worth, 
and the determination of these men, declared Ihal the Class of 1912 would 
furnish many illustrious characters in the future of not only our Stale, bul of 
our country also. 

The record made so far has even surpassed the expectations of the most 
optimistic members of the Faculty. The stupendous strides already made in 
the development of the class is proving the truth of the prophecy, and it is now 
becoming apparent that this class will scud out men to take brilliant parts in 
the affairs of citizenship and of government; men who will meel and overcome 
<'YtTy obstacle: men fearless in their stand for what is right. 


Our class furnished to the 'Varsity eleven Ibis year Rhodes, Williams and 
Bass, three men who did much to make it the winning team Ihal it was. A 
Sophomore is captain of the track team, and has held thai position for two years. 
That he is well qualified tor the place was proved Last year on Field Day. Our 
men have taken a leading part in track" work from the first. For baseball, tennis 
and gymnasium we have a number of good men who will do their pari with credit. 

While the (dass football record for the presenl year was no1 so brilliant, yd 
there was much good material, and the final defeat only after two very hard 
games was in no small measure due to the absence of some of the besl players, 
occasioned by physical disabilities, and to the very late rearrangement of the 
team, causing some unavoidable confusion. II istorian. 




Freshman Class Officers. 

Cain, L. L President 

Scott, S. V Vice-President 

Slay, J. M /Secretary and Treasurer 

Bbougher, J. E Historia n 




Agricultural Freshmen. 

Adderholt, T. S Friars Point. Miss. 

Arlington, M. A Waynesboro, Miss. 

Barrentine, E. S Itta Bena, Miss. 

Batty, R. H Poplarville, Miss. 

Biekham, J. Osyka, Miss. 

Bratton. J Jackson, Miss. 

Breland, C. L Leakesville, Miss. 

Brister, 0. E West, Miss. 

Brown, H. G Meridian, Miss. 

Brownlee, O. L Senatobia, Miss. 

Brumfield, C. W Magnolia, Miss. 

Butler, E Starkville, Miss. 

Butts, E. R Lyon, Miss. 

Cheek, W. L Canton, Miss. 

Childress, A. J Shufo'rd, Miss. 

Clardy, J. E Starkville, Miss. 

Critz, A Starkville, Miss. 

Crockett, E. C Friars Point, Miss. 

Curry, J. G Eupora, Miss. 

Dee, W. E Columbus, Miss. 

Dodd, R. E Meridian, Miss. 

Reid, M. D Maben, Miss. 

Raney, W. E Waynesboro, Miss. 

Koch, P Middleburg, Transvaal South Africa 

English, M. L Wren, Miss. 

Fagon, F. S Waynesboro, Mist,. 

Frazier, J. II Chicago, 111. 

French, H. O Hamburg, Miss. 

Gaston, J. D Oktoc, Miss. 

Hall, D. S Stonewall, La. 

Hester, J. W Hazlehurst, Miss. 

Hester, J. G Mathiston, Miss. 

Hester, W. M Union, Miss. 

Holloway, F. E Carson, Miss. 

Jackson, P. G Sturgis, Miss. 

Joyner, V. H West Point, Miss. 

Jones, C. H Waynesboro, Miss. 

Guerry, N. D Artesia, Miss. 

Gilbert, E. A Geiger, Ala. 

Fisher, T. E Senatobia 

Keesee, L. D Clarksdale 

Kinard, J. N Marion Station 

Keei, F. R Carrollton, 

Lamb, J LTnion Church 




Lucass, \Y. B Macon, Miss. 

Lewis, C. F Bogue Chitta, Miss. 

Lindsey, E. C Tula, Miss. 

Magnifier, P. H Jackson, Miss. 

Mason, D. M Michigan City, Miss. 

Mansfield, C. G Parksplace, Miss. 

Mercier, I) Beauregard, Miss. 

McClure, J. C Columbus, Miss. 

McCoy, L. E Marton, Miss. 

MeCollough, C. E Hazlehurst, Miss. 

McDonald, W. M Yazoo City, Miss. 

McGraw, J. A Yazoo City, Miss. 

McGraw, W Yazoo City, Miss. 

Mingee, G. C Church Hill, Miss. 

Mingee, W. M Church Hill. Miss. 

Mitchel, H. L Sardis, Miss. 

Moraney, H. C Purvis, Miss. 

Morgan, C. E Sturgis, Miss. 

Moore, C. K Mayersville, Miss. 

Nelson, C. B Crenshaw, Miss. 

O'Neal, C. E Wisdom, Miss. 

Overstreet, C. A DeKalb, Miss. 

Raney, H Virmville, Miss. 

Rainey, W. R Mayhew, Miss. 

Rhodes, A. L Yazoo City, Miss. 

Maxwell, H. C Brookhaven, Miss. 

Pilkinton, W. T Mayhew, Miss. 

Ricks, P. L Starkville, Miss. 

Riley, ,1. W McCool, Miss. 

Roberts, E. S Quiney, Miss. 

Rye, B. W Hamilton, Miss. 

Sanders, J. W West, Miss. 

Scott, A Mantee, Miss. 

Scott , S. V Mantee, Miss. 

Scott, J. W Ashwood. La. 

Sides, L. M Moscow, Tenn. 

Slay, J. M Weathersby , Miss. 

Spinks, A. G Daleville, Miss. 

Swoop, W. M Columbus, Miss. 

Tate, W. B Osyka, Miss. 

Thomae, E. D Harriston, Miss. 

Treloar, J. C Taylor, Miss. 

Venable, L. S Lumbertown, Miss. 

Walker, A. H Mendenhall, Miss. 

Williams, L. M Banner, Miss. 

Wilson, W Batesville, Miss. 

York, W Coffeeville, Miss. 


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Engineering Freshmen. 

Anderson, W. H Wesson, Miss. 

Bethea, R. Sumrall, Miss. 

Brougher, J. E Memphis, Tenn. 

Breverd, B. P Memphis, Tenn. 

Bryan, S. A Carrollton, Miss. 

Brading, R. A Rosedale, Miss. 

Blythe, A. T Natchez, Miss. 

Brumby, A. S Goodman, Miss. 

Bradford, P. W Houston, Miss. 

Brooke, J. W Meridian, Miss. 

Cole, G. H Yazoo City, Miss. 

Conn, E. B Hazlehurst, Miss. 

Churchwell, G. T. Y Leaksville, Miss. 

Davis, L. M Lyon, Miss. 

Davis, J. F Meridian, Miss. 

Dixon, E. A Hattiesburg, Miss. 

Edwards, J. R Lula, Miss. 

Egerton, G. C Meridian, Miss. 

Greene, C. D Kilmichael, Miss. 

Gunter, G Kosciusko, Miss. 

Hammons, C. R Wesson, Miss. 

Harrison, L Columbus, Miss. 

Hogan, H Meridian, Miss. 

Hurdle, E. F Slayden, Miss. 

Katzes, W. F Kirby, Miss. 

Kohorn, S Starkville, Miss. 

Knight, A. C Corinth, Miss. 

Laird, C. R Carson, Miss. 

Latimer, R. A Thyatira, Miss. 

Levingston, S Boyle, Miss. 

Lowy, H. E Greenville, Miss. 

Moss, H. C Starkville, Miss. 

Miner, G. A Lumbertown, Miss. 

McKie, M. S Iuka, Miss. 

Middleton, W. G Hazlehurst, Miss. 

0''Brian, C. W Columbus, Miss. 

Pearson, C. W Port Gibson, Miss. 

Pierce, H. R Mathiston, Miss. 

Prosser, J. L Ridgeland, Miss. 

Sayle, F. L Oakland, Miss. 

Martak, W. F Vicksburg, Miss. 

Bond, S. S Dead Lake, Miss. 


Iladdon, W. G Forest 

Lemler, L Greenville 

Ripley, P. C Brookhaven 

Robinson, H. L Friars Point. 

Rogers, M. A Lauderda le 

Sessums, H. R Jackson 

Rubin, I Natchez 

Thompson, C. C Kosciusko 

Sullivan, 0.1) Meadville 

Stevenson, IT. M Lauderdale 

Solomon, M Greenville 

Tucker, W. R Beulah 

Vhner, J. B Shubuta 

Watson, E. L Seminary 

Wilkerson, R. E Meridian 

Woodfin, T Okolona 

Williams, W. N McAlester 

Wingfield, F. G Clarksdale 

York, C. B CoflFeeville 

Ok la. 


Pedagogical Freshmen. 

Alford, E. C. Simmonsville, Miss. 

Himill, -I. (' Starkville, Miss. 

Crumpton, .11. B Sturgis, Miss. 

Crumpton, R. I-] Louisville, Miss. 

Dobbs, S. L Matliiston, Miss. 

Dunagin, < .{. A Laurel, Miss. 

Coleman, J. M Eupora, Miss. 

Cain, L. L . Prairie, Miss. 

Kellum, B. L Reform, Miss. 

Holmes, J). \Y Hattiesburg, Miss. 

Currie, C. J Meridian, Miss. 

Lofton, W. B McCall Creek, Miss. 

Dove, W. E Llamberg, Miss. 

Hamilton, C. K Lux, Miss 

Byrd, A. L Starkville, Miss. 

Cowart, C. F McCall Creek, Miss. 

Majure, J. E Dixon, Miss. 

McKhmie, I Cochran, Miss. 

Mingee, E. W ! . Cburch Hill, Miss. 

Mitchell, F Llattiesburg Miss. 

Nash, H. E Kosciusko, Miss. 

Newman, W. M . . . Darbun, Miss. 

Owens, W. A Tishomingo, Miss. 

Pryor, V. W Slidell, La. 

Richardson, J. M Pervis, Miss. 

Sargent, E. F. B . . Ackerman, Miss. 

Saul, R. L ; : . . Montpelier, Miss. 

Shelton, A. D , , \ . .Bavlow, Miss. 

Therrill, P. A Aberdeen, Miss. 

Watson, H. L Creenville, Miss. 

Whitaker, F. H .Oakley, Miss. 

Wootten, J. R Brooksville, Miss. 


Freshman History. 

As it would take volumes to relate all concerning the Class of 1913, it is 
deemed wise to mention only a dew facts which are self-evident. In the first 
place, it is really a pleasure to write aboul such a bright looking bunch of fellows 
now standing at the beginning of the rough and stormy pathway leading to the 
great "hall of fame," all eager to have their names inscribed upon its walls. In 
many respects the 1913 Class has uot been excelled by any class of the College, 
and in some respects it is Ear superior to many. This is shown by its represen- 
tatives on the different teams, in the different clubs and societies, by its diligent 
students, hard-working, earnest men, and in many oilier ways needless to mention. 

It was a day in September thai the Class of 1913 made its first appearance in 
the College circles. City boys, dressed in their best, and frost-bitten countrymen 
were to be seen coming in on every train to make up our class. Some young 
men like Brevard and his roommates, being so rich as to smoke 40-eent cigars 
and ride up to the College in a hack. They are from Memphis; that is the 
reason. The old men seemed glad to meet ns and willing to answer all our 
curious questions, but a few of us were roped in by being sent to Lieut.-Col. 
Bethea's room for the Bath-house key. From every train that came in during 
the next few days, groups of students came up to the College and were greeted 
by the ones who had arrived before. The height of good feeling reigned between 
the students — all classes, old and new, mingled together for the first few days. 

Curry thinks he will quit College and go on the stage; all he needs is a monkey 
and a hand-organ, and he will be ready to post bills, giving his first performance 
in Starkville. His classmates think this is a good plan, as he is always heard if 
not seen. His motto is, "No fool, no tun." Arrington, although a football 
man, lacks his parent's care, as he still erics for the "bottle." Little Bethea and 
Egerton are very close chums, as quite frequently one can hear Egerton call 
clown to Bethea: "Hey, Ollie! where are you at?" Ollie replies, "Down in 
this here end of the hall listening to a fiddle." Anderson tries to impress upon 
our minds that lie can sing, and he is frequently heard singing, "I Wonder 
Who's Kissing Her Now." It seems as though his heart has been captured by 
some fair maiden, and his thoughts dwell on her constantly. Ask Prof. Ricks 
about this. Now comes Willie, better known as "Paul Willie," who says that 
he would rather be in Houston with the girl that stole his heart than to be here 
eating Dr. Howard's sausages. Willie is a dead game sport and claims to be 
somewhat of n musician. liratlon. acting hall orderly, is making strenuous 
efforts to get a "grease" with Major Bowman in order that he may get a cor- 


poralship in his Sophomore year. Wingfield and Robinson, a dashing couple of 
handsome youths, are leading Starkville society. 

As we will have to stop some time, it might as well be now, Leaving volumes to 
remain untold about the class whose triumphs and successes will be renewed 
with greater and greater luster in time to come. Look out for the Class of 1913, 
which has only been introduced in this brief sketch. They will some day make 
their mark in the world. 

Then clear the track our Engineers have built; 

Our Farmer Boys will answer every call ; 
Qui- Pedagogues will teach a skeptic world 

Thirteen is not unlucky, after all. 

J. E. Brougher, Historian. 



Preparatory Class Officers. 

Green, H. L President, J. S Vice-President 

Turner, C. F Secretary 

Hamrick, H. W Treasurer 


Preparatory Class Roll. 

Abernathy, H. G. 
Adams, I. L. 
Alderman, W. H. 
A] ford, H. V. 
Al good, A. L. 
Alleman, A. B. 
Alleman, A. F. 
Allen, W. L. 
Anderson, M. M. 
Andrews, G. D. 
Ballard, W. A. 
Banks, B. 
Barrett, T. D. 
Betts, II. G. 
Bishop, E. D. 
Bishop, V. L. 
Blanks, C. F. 
Bond, B. A. 
Bowman, D. 0. 
Bradley, J. B. 
Brashier, B. A. 
Brashier, C. E. 
Brooks, R. M. 
Brown, J. E. 
Brown, T. A. 
Bryant, E. C. 
Bullock, C. T. 
Buree, B. F. 
Burris, B. E. 
Busby, B. A. 
Butler, V. R. 
Cagle, G. T. 
Calcot, M. C. 
Caldwell, B. H. 
Coldwell, S. C. 
Carter, H. G. 
Chapman, J. E. 
Childress, H. J. 
Childress. W. G. 
Clardy, F. A. 
Clark, F. J. 
Clark, G. C. 

Clayton, J. K. 
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"Prep." Class History. 

One of the many things that happened on or about September 16, 1909, was 
the gathering together of the boys who form our "Prep." class. They came 
from all parts of the State seeking the "wine of life" — "true philosophy of 
life." It would be imposs ble to describe the members of our class as they 
appeared then. I think, bo. wer, that they can be classified roughly under three 
heads, namely, Green, Greener, Greenest. 

We came to college with man,/ ideas and purposes in view. Some came merely 
to satisfy curiosity, to experiment with college life; some came with the true 
purpose of improving their condition and to prepare themselves to be more 
able to meet the responsibilities of life, while others came, hardly knowing for 
what reason — they just came. 

On our arrival we found many things that aroused our curiosity. One of the 
first to meet our gaze was a war man whom we soon learned to know as the 
Commandant. We have great difficulty in ascertaining his ways and methods 
of doing things. Some of us (having been put wise by the old boys), on first 
entering school, greeted his Honor in many ways; some gracefully bowing to 
him; some saluting; others giving him the hearty handshake — glad to see you, etc. 
The next thing that met our wonder and tended to make us homesick was our 
experience in the mess hall. We were not very familiar with the technical 
terms of the bill of fare, and therefore had much trouble in making ourselves 
understood — also failing many times to get any "Zip," "Wasp Nest," "Bull 
Neck" or "Bingo." 

However, after encountering and overcoming the difficulties that a new 
"prep." meets on coming to A. & M., we settled down to work — patiently awaiting 
the arrival of the uniforms. 

Many things are required of the "prep.," such as guarding the dormitory, 
duty as hall orderly, furnishing the Seniors with smoking tobacco, matches, and 
a few other things of minor importance. 

The old "preps." who were here last year tell us that we are unfortunate in 
not having Prof. Garner at the head of our department. They say that it is 
"Peters" Philosophy that has put many "preps." on the road to success. 
Nevertheless, we all honor, respect and love his successor. 

Wre are one of the lucky classes of this session in having a co-ed. Whatever be 
the position of the "preps." as held among the dignities of the upper class, our 


future is just as bright as that of any other class if we take advantage of the 
opportunities offered us and, 

When from this place we depart. 
And into life's broad field we start, 
High on the ladder of success 
Will be our mark. 

A. N. Hardy, Historian. 


"Prep." Poem. 

Here's to the preps, of 1910, 

And a jolly bunch are we ; 
A jollier bunch never has been, 

Since the year 1893. 

Some of us hardly know ABC; 

Some cannot spell dog or cat. 
But great men some '11 surely be, 

You can bet your head on that. 

Homesickness we have no more, 
And we are getting sweet on zip, 

Which fact will make us have girls galore; 
Classmates please take the tip. 

We are all very well contented 

Having others drive sense in our heads, 
But doggone the man that invented 

These blamed old four-story beds. 

We'll have a rough road to go over, 
But success will come in the end. 

Then we can wallow m clover 
With credit to the A. & M. 

W. B. Davis. 


College Song. 

Let sound the trumpet note of praise; 

Let voices sing exultant lays 

To thee, our College dear, 

Old A. & M., dear A. & M. 

May glory crown thy nohle name; 

Thy sons reward thee with their fame. 

All honor, praise b( j thine throughout all age. 


When learned book and treatise wise 
Have vanished with their makers' lives 
Our friendship's bonds will last 
That are sealed at A. & M. 
So join our hands, and join our hearts, 
With one acclaim the song upstarts, 
All glory, honor, praise to A. & M. 


AVhen drifted far from thy old halls 

And mem'ry ladened twilight falls 

Our thoughts will turn to thee, 

Old A. & M., dear A. & M. 

The happy hours of gilded youth, 

Bejeweled each with joy and truth. 

Will be a treasured store for age's dreams. 

F. M. D. 


The Facultee in Inferno. 

I was lord of a business and ruler of an office wide, 

With ground glass doors, round top desks, and slaves on every side. 

I had graduated from A. & M. and gone at once to work, 

And now was boss of a master firm, having risen up from clerk. 

I was working overtime one night, and sat busied at my desk. 

Save me the place was empty ; I had dismissed all the rest. 

Heedless of the flight of time I still kept at my task ; 

When I'd finally finished it the midnight hour was passed. 

The busy city outside had quieted for the night, 

In the offices here occupied mine was the only light. 

Too, the entire building was silent and in gloom. 

Through the empty halls my footsteps rang, as I left my room. 

The elevator shaft I sought and rang and rang the bell. 

I murmured low when no answer came, ' "Damn that machine to h — , " 

Then suddenly I remembered that they had long since stopped, 

When, lo and behold ! down from the roof one dropped. 

Rapidly the boy inside opened the door with a clang 

And his voice came forth, "Here's a car, I heard you when you rang.'' 

I stepped into the car, and down, down, down we shot, 

'Till I cried out in great alarm, but the boy heeded me not. 

Then he looked at me with an awful smile, "When you rang that bell 

I distinctly heard you say that you wished this car in h — . " 

The ear kept up the swift descent; I shivered and grew pale, 

For I saw now that my companion had long horns and a tail. 

But the Devil calmed and eased my fears when he somewhat laughing cried, 

"There is no need to frightened be; you won't be hurt by the ride. 

We'll soon be there and I promise now that there'll be plenty to see, 

For I'll take you to the part reserved for the A. & M. Facultee." 

At these words I grew quite bold and clasped his hand, you bet 

For I remembered the "Extra Drill " I'd received from that same set. 

So down we dropped for quite a while; then the Devil stopped the car, 

Picked up his tail, threw open the door and said, "Well, here we are." 

First I saw a great big sign that hung on the wall to the right. 

It read, "Get your guides here," and also, "We are open all night." 

"I'll give you the best we have," and motioned with his hand. 

At the signal a guide came forth from the nearby standing band. 

"This is our best one, Virgil. He will take you safely through, 

Explain the place, show all the sights, and tell you what to do." 


So Virgil called a cab and directed me inside, 
Jumped in himself and we were off on our curious ride. 
As we entered the part of Hell reserved for the Facultee 
I saw as peculiar a sight as one would want to see. 
For there on a table was spread a meal. Oh, 'twas a kingly repast ! 
And right by the table a little man was to a rock made fast. 

With all his might he would strain at his elm in. and make a grab at the food, 
But in spite of all his efforts, reach it he never could. 
"That's little Dock Howard," said my versatile guide. 
"He's eternally doomed to that rock to be tied, 
With all that good grub spread out on the table, 
But get it, however he tries, he will never be able. 
This comes on the account of his great appetite ; 
His record was seven deserts in a single night. 
Doesn't the next make a ludicrous sight, 
Swatting a tennis ball with all Ins might'/ 
That's Frederick D. Mellen. He had such a lust 
For playing tennis on earth that now do it he must. 
This is Fritz J. Waddelle, who thought he was clever, 
And now he must sit, using all of his wit, memorizing verses ever. 
Then comes Darnall ; his eternal doom 
Is to push a baby carriage around this great room. 
Do you see that rough bum down there in the dirt, 
With the rough, shaggy beard, and the torn flannel shirt? 
That's Koby W. Harned, and the penalty that he pays 
Is to live like a tramp the rest of his days. 
Here's old Prof. "Garner." He's locked in a cage. 
Don't you see how he fights and how he does rage? 
He wants to get out and be married you know, 
But friend "Monte" won't let him go. 
And Uncle James Brown Bowen," cried Virg with a laugh, 
"From what he is saying you would think that he had gone daft. 
He's eternally doomed to speak Foreign Prose 
Before a class of young devils who speak through their nose. 
Andrew Maret Maxwell is condemned to he bound 
And gagged so that he can't make a sound, 
And to sit with his ear in a phonograph's horn 
To hear the hot air wasted since he was born. 
Dr. W. F. Hand eternally must 
Sit and mix chemicals that swell up and bust. 
That young Dr. Lewis was too much of a kid, 


To be held responsible for the things that he did. 

Your friend, Prof. Snow, has been placed in charge 

Of the imps of Hades, both small and large. 

He must wash 'em and dress 'em, and tend to their clothes 

And they follow him round wherever he goes. 

John J. Hood is to a tub fastened with a line, 

And must continue to sew buttons for the rest of his time. 

William H. Magruder must eternally recite 

To a devil who tells him that he doesn't do it right. 

He must pull at his beard and open up his mouth, 

But never be forgetful of what comes about. 

Lafayette "Hutch" lias been turned to a stone, 

And set up as a statue at the head of the throne. 

Roby W. Harned has also been doomed 

To chase a wounded grasshopper around a three-cornered room. 

With his hands tied behind him, 'Bully' can't do any smoking, 

Though devils are always cigars at him poking. 

V. William Bragg to that rock made fast, 

While a line of pretty girls are always walking past. 

Capt. Hugh Critz has to keep down the noise. 

Don't you sec him with his '(let down to business, boys?' 


And now the trip was over ; my guide had shown me all, 
And again we stood awaiting at the elevator tall. 
I stepped into the car, the door rang with a clang. 
And to the sound of the rising bell, out of bed I sprang. 


On The Local. 

His courage had arrived at the psychological moment. 

"It's a pity we don't know each other." 

The brown feather betrayed a slight motion of surprise. 

"Perhaps you have met me before," she suggested, ironically. 

He was encouraged, and overlooked the haughty elevation of her chin. 

"No, I haven't — that's the pity. I never meet anybody I know on 'the local.' 

There was no perceptible sign of interest. 

"But I always seem to meet somebody I'd like to know." It was risky. 

"And were you as rude to the others?" She did not deem it necessary to raise 
her eyes. 

"I wasn't as bold, but circumstancs are different. You see, we are alone — 

"More reason why I should be free from discourtesies. Even the conduc- 
tor — ' ' '/ 

"That's just it. lie could speak to you without eliciting your disapproval." 

"In a business way, yes." 

"Well, if I talk business—" 

"1 am none of your business." 

"But suppose — " 

"Suppose we don't argue it." It was hardly a rebuke. 

He was studying the landscape. She made a careful survey of his profile. The 
little frown seemed to make it more attractive. 

She realized that she had been trapped into talking. She closed her lips 
determinedly and her gaze shifted to the mirror at the forward end of the car. 
Gradually she became aware that she was staring full into the reflection of his 
amused face. 

She started involuntarily, and was immediately ashamed of herself. 

"Am I so bad?" he smiled. 

Her head turned from him meaningly. He could barely see her profile. 

Suddenly he arose and disappeared at the farther end of the car, but returned 
immediately. His features were forced into an expression of mock seriousness. 

"Magazines!" he announced in unmistakable imitation. "Periodicals, 

He boldly displayed a single volume. She took in the worn edges and the 
torn back at a glance. An idea suddenly occurred to her. 

"How much?" she began fumbling in her satchel. She took the magazine 
and held a coin toward him. 

It was a new obstacle. 

"Why, madanie, this is — er — a — sample copy." 


"Then accept this as a tip." She was enjoying his confusion. He hadn't 
foreseen this. 

He saw no alternative. "In that case, I feel it my duty to explain certain 
features — " 

' ' I detest agents ! ' ' 

"Certain special features, the first of which — " 

"Is your name written boldly across the top. I think I can manage, Mr. 

"Then we are introduced," triumphantly. 

"Are we?" 

"I know enough about you — " 

' ' My knowledge of you will suffice. ' ' 

"I know that you are just the kind of girl I may expect to meet only under 
adverse circumstances. Why is it that cousins and every-day people whom you 
know are always so different — so, well — unattractive?" 

She was turning the pages slowly and apparently without interest. 

"For instance," he foud it necessary to place his finger upon one of the pages 
—"there is one of my cousin's chums. I am to meet her this evening. Why 
doesn't she ride on trains and let other people be chums?" 

"The girl regarded the penciled caricatures critically. She was biting her 
lips to keep from smiling. 

"Mouth a bit too large," she commented to herself. She held the magazine 
at full length and tilted her head to one side with the air of a serious critic. 

Davis laughed, and the girl smiled in spite of herself. 

"Not large enough. You don't know chums. Tall, slender, actually slim, 
wear spectacles — always. ' ' 

He darted a hasty glance at her dark eyes. "Gray eyes, too, you know — 
probably keeps her mouth open all the time." 

"I'd draw the line if she kept her mouth open very much." She felt it her 
duty to utilize this opportunity. 

"Don't you feel sorry for me?" 

"The — er — chum has my sympathy." 

"Why am I so bad? I am sure if our positions" — he found a new idea. "Will 
my talking to myself disturb you?" 

"I can't regulate that." 

"Well, it's just this way,'' he soliloquized, "I have a cousin — but it's not my 
fault. The cousin has a chum and she thinks she's an angel. That's her fault. 
I've met such angels before " 

"Having any fun?" 

' ' I could have more. ' ' 


"If I could ask a question — ' musingly, "it would be about why you are 
going there in spite of this." 

"Promised. I'm out to till out a house party, you see. I don't expect a good 
time. It's merely a matter of duty." 

"One should do one's duty by all means." 

The whistle was blowing. Davis turned and addressed her directly: 

"Perhaps you will be relieved to know that I am going to leave you at the 
next station. I have forfeited my little chance of ever knowing you. Of course 
we will never see each other again, and, if you'll allow me — I'm sure I'll be sorry. 
You won't mind my saying that. I believe I'll even miss you — am I acting 
funny'? I never was in such a position before. I hope you are not actually 
angry with me. Circumstances should alter cases, sometimes." 

She was having- a great deal of unnecessary trouble with a tiny valise strap, 
but managed to hear. 

The train was about to stop. She arose. 

"You are not going to get off here?" His surprise was genuine. 

"Of course. What would your cousin think of a guest who deserted her at 
the critical moment"?" 

"Why, I'm not deserting. 1 wish — ," he paused and began thinking. 

"I expect I'll have to see you again," she said. He was following her to the 
door. "And I'll try not to keep my mouth open all the time." 

It was too great a thing to be easily comprehended. 

"Are you May Weston?" he asked abruptly. 

She smiled maliciously at his obtuseness. "I'll he so introduced, unless you — 
desert. ' ' 

"One must do one's duty," he quoted, meaningly. 


A Song at Twilight. 

Veiled in the mists of the twilight time, 

When the crescent moon swings low, 
Dim as the dream of a fleeting rhyme. 

Come visions of long ago, 
And their voices, faint as a far off chime 

That peals in the afterglow. 

Call through the dusk, and they hring to me 

The fields by the river's shore, 
Where the iris flung its fragrance free, 

The dew-bedecked meadows o'er, 
Where I wandered in years that are past, with thee ; 

In the years that are no more. 

Sweetheart of old, the day is done ; 

And the swallow seeks her nest. 
The lengthening shadows, one by one, 

Stretch far from the dark'ning West. 
But dreams fade not with the fading sun, 

Nor die when the world is at rest. — Selected. 


A "Visitor" Caught 

(With apologies to Poe.) 


Once upon an evening dreary, while I pondered, weak and weary, 
Over all the morrow's lessons which I'd never seen before, 
While I nodded, nearly naping, suddenly there came a tapping 
As of someone gently rapping, rapping at my chamber door. 
" Tis some visitor," I muttered, "tapping at my chamber door." 
Yes 'twas this, but something more. 


And the gentle, soft, uncertain rustling of a bedroom slipper 
Thrilled me — filled me with a dawning pleasure never felt before ; 
So that now to still the beating of my heart, I rose in answer, 
And the door threw gently open to the skipper standing there, 
Laden down with goodies, was he — dropped them to my chamber floor, 
"Eat," he said, "I've plenty more!" 


Presently we both felt stronger, hesitating then no longer, 
Gay we got, in joy forgetting that the Colonel was next door. 
Quickly came he rapping, rapping, tapping at my chamber door 
When — cadet and feast and books and courage rolled 'neath bed on chamber floor. 
Then I rose to meet the Colonel — then I opened wide the door. 
Monster there, but something more. 


Right into my chamber peering, while I stood there quaking, fearing, 
Meeting, facing looks no mortal ever dared to face before ; 
But the silence was unbroken, and the stillness gave no token 
Of the skipper and his goodies stretched upon my chamber floor. 
But— soon he spied him 'neath the drapings, dragged him out my chamber door, 
Quoth the Colonel, ' ' Caught ! once more ! ' ' 


Back into my chamber turning, all my soul within me burning 
At the trouble I was in then, with demerits all in store, — 
Surely thought I, there is pardon, pardon for this burden sore. 
Let me see then what therein is, and for mercy him implore, 
But in grave and stern decorum, just one word had he in store; 
Quoth the Colonel, "Nevermore!" 


Much I marveled this inhuman flesh to hear discourse so sternly, 
How his answer, with its meaning, little pleasure did restore. 
And we can not help agreeing that no living A. & M. Cadet 
Ever yet was blest with having feasts approved 'hind chamber door. 
Scowls and squelches all await him, and the Colonel's only lore 

Is for skipping — "Nevermore!" F. C. B. 


-A. _ . 5 r ... , 5 s^ 

.I.HEIfT .1. MOOKE, JR. 


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H. ANDERSON Second Lieutenant. 

A. B. LAWRENCE First Sergeant 


F. M. Drake. T. \V. Goiding. 

J. R. Agnew. 

R. V. Stevenson. \Y. C. Journey. 

E. H. Grantham. F. D. Thomas. 







A. J. FLOWERS Captain 

C. H. REDDITT First Lieutenant 

J. A. SIEBER Second Lieutenant 

H. J. McGRA W First Sergeant 

S. F. Newell. F. D. Grantham. 


F. W. Gardner. A. E. Thomae. 

T. B. Thrower. 

MISS BUTTS, Sponsor. 



L. COTHERN Captain 

J. W. HELMS First Lieutenant 

D. T. HORN Second Lieutenant 

F. J. HUBBARD First Sergeant 

A. C. Stewart. L. Kelly. 

H. J. Bullock. 

J. M. Greaves. J. S. Flescer. 

R. V. Gilleland. J. B. Alien. 

MISS DENNIS, Sponsor. 



W. L. HOBBY Captain 

J. N. LIPSCOMB First Lieutenant 

K. B. FALKNER Second Lieutenant 

H. BARNES First Sergeant 

G. H. Armstrong. A. V. Beard. 

L. I. Hudson. 


H. M. Tirey. A. L. Manning. 

J. M. Moss. \V. R. Collins. 

R. E. Chapman. 

MISS OWEN, Sponsor. 



For simple. sadness there ne"er was found 
A sweeter strain than that clear sound. 
muse and musician, give 'tentive ear i 
Tis music and melody that you hear 
When "Taps" is blowing. 

Why is it, my lad, my lad in gray, 

We feel so sad '. Oh, can you say*: 
Why is it that we hold our breath 
J 11 I lie hush — so slid — as still as death, 
When "Taps" is blowing? 

Listen, my lad. and you shall hear 
Just why it is we drop a tear, 
As if gathered round a new-made mound 
W 7 e bare our heads to its sacred sound, 
"When "Taps" is blowing. 

Full many a thousand heroes brave 
Were brought from battlefield to grave, 
And there, with no loved ones to Aveep, 
AVere loft to their eternal sleep, 
While "Taps" was blowing. 

Through the ages its sad notes have blown 
Amid death and destruction, until it has grown 
That when Ave hear those notes today 
We list to death's soft lullaby, 
When "Taps" is blowing. 

Are wo nol drifting, nor stopping to think, 
Until we have reached the eternal brink'? 
Have Ave convictions and lived to them true? 
Then there's no fear when 'lis whispered to you 
That "Taps" is blowing. 

— Alumnus. 


A. &M. 

I love the trees that grow so tall, 
With their brown leaves whirling fall 

And moulder in the sod; 
I love the gentle, sighing breeze 
That whispers softly through the trees 

And makes the bushes nod. 

I love the gravel walks that trace 
Their way about this dear old place 

Aud lead from door to door ; 
I love the turning, winding stair 
That rears its spans into the air 

And climbs from floor to floor. 

I love to hear the bugle blow 
Reminding me that I must go 

And shoulder my old gun ; 
Its stirring notes filled father' soul 
With feelings he could not control 

When heard in '61. 

Suspended 'neath old Jersey's throat, 
The cow-bell rings its brazen note, 

A sound I love to hear ; 
If echoing from the meadowdand 
Or rattling in some rooter's hand, 

Its sound is always dear. 

It is a pleasant task indeed 
To watch the Jersey cattle feed 

And switch their dangling tails ; 
To rub their coats as fine as silk 
And to hear the streaming of the milk 

Into the ringing pails. 

For everything that makes a sound, 
For every object on the ground, 

My life is full of them. 
And not a place in this broad land 
Was ever loved by any band 

As we love A. & M. 


W. E. B., '10. 



Farming of To-day. 

Oh ! groom ouch gentle bossy cow, 
And crimp old Dobbin 's tail ; 

Tie pink ribbons on the milking stool, 
And hand-paint every pail. 

Pa! rawhide boots are obsolete; 
Your blue .jeans put away, 
Farm work now is glorified, 

Henceforth our work's mere play. 

Mother, don yonr pompadour, 
Your "Merry Widow" bring 

With breakfast food we'll feed the calves 
Adown by yonder spring. 

I've pinned an orchid on my coat, 
My hat's of a modish green, 

I now wear gloves when making hay — 
Hoe 'taters by machine. 

Gee! won't the folks all stare 
To see how we've progressed— 

Boiled dinners served a la carte, 
Tripe all crumped, paper dressed. 

Our hired man calls for finger bowls, 

I drive my own red car ; 
Who's wrought this wonderful change? 

AATiy, 'twas the A. & M., sah ! 




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<Phe 3dnd 

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WM. W. ROUTTEN, Director. 

HARRY E. STOY, Captain. (HAS. A. OVERT ).\". Lieut. 

HERBERT W. MOORE, Chief Musician and Assistant Director. 

AL. L. JOURNEY, Drum Major and Business Manager. 

BERT L. FIELD, Corporal and Secretary and Treasurer. 




Herbert W. Moore, Edward B. Harvey, 

Solo Clarinet Second Alio 

( 'has. G. Stallworth, 

James P. McNeil, 

First Clarinet 
Jos. R. Routten. 

Second Clarinet 
II. Oliver Bethea, 

Bert L. Field, 
Ross A. Brading 
John Y. Lobdell, 

Solo Cornet 
Solo Cornet 

Julian C. Stoy, 

First Trombone 
Bugh W. Patrick, 

First Trombone 
Alto Saxophone j, llm H Frazier, 

Second Trombone 
Jos. A. Archer, 

Second Trombone 
B. Stanley Benedict, 

Bbb Bass 
James S. Brice, 

Eb Bass 
Richard H. Abbey, 
Second Cornet fp rap Drummer 

Win. II. Hogue, Maurice G. Holmes, 

Solo Alto Snare Drum 

Evans T. Bonney, (lias. A. Overton, 

First Alto Bass Drum 


Bert L. Field. Chief Bugler Walter G. Middleton. Bugler 

John V. Lobdell, Bugler Alton McIIenry, Bugler 

Walter Brogan, Bugler Richard H. Abbey, Drummer 

Stanley W. Rhodes, Bugler Maurice G. Holmes, Drummer 

Mark 0. Calcote, Bugler Harold E. Hopper, Drummer 

Smith T. Johnston. Bugler Lee Harrison, Drummer 

First Cornet 
Jmmett S. Barrentine, 





When the Year Is Old 

Gone is the gold from the field and the hill, 
Gone is the purple and red from the oak; 
The woodland is sere and the winds are chill, 
The red birds down in the thickets are still, 
And the spirit of summer song- is broke. 

The leaves all crisp and drifted lie 

In the sheltered hollows still and cold, 

And rustle 'neath drops of sleet that fly 

From the angry front of a steel-gray sky ; 

For the year is growing old, my dear, 
The year is growing old. 

The silent snow birds come and go ; 

The wild ducks long have flown from the creek ; 
And softly over the mountains bloAv 
The winds that whisper the coming snow 

And moan in the branches weird and bleak-. 

But little care I if the hard sleet flies, 

Or the snow and the winds are cold; 
With the dead brown fields and the hard gray skies, 
When a warm smile lights thy soft gray eyes 
With a love that never grows old, my dear, 

A love that never grows old. 

Special Military Companies. 

When the Legislature organized the Mississippi Agricultural and Mechanical 
College, it saw fit to dehar all "Greek letter fraternities" from either seeking 
members from its student body or to maintain chapter houses on the Campus. 
The wisdom of this action has been proved by the steady growth of the A. & M., 
while institutions where these fraternities flourish have been at a standstill. Our 
student body has not been slow about recognizing the "benefits to be derived 
from a fraternity — in promoting a brotherly feeling among the boys, initiating 
its members into society, and the numerous social advantages that come to 
members of such organizations — and have created special military companies 
that embody all the good qualities of the Greek letter fraternities without their 
faults. Our school has been singularly free from antagonism between members 
and non-members of these organizations. 

The purpose of all these companies is to make their members especially 
proficient in the handling of the rifle or sabre, and to vary the monotony of 
college life by dances, banquets and like social functions. 

The Sabre Company is composed of members of the Senior Class only. The 
drill is with sabres, and the members are selected because of their mental, moral, 
physical and social qualifications. In addition, they must handle the sabre with 
ease and grace. 

The Lee Guards and George Rifles are composed of members of any class in 
school, the other requirements being very similar to those of the Sabre Company. 
The annual "hops" held by these two organizations are probably the most 
enjoyable events in a college man's course. 

We believe that, in order for the proper spirit, toward the military feature of 
our College to be made manifest, these companies are indispensable. They should 
command the respect of both students and Faculty. 


Saber Company. 





W. II. BOWMAN First Captain 

J. A. MASSEY Second Captain 

F. L. WALTON First Sergeant 

L. R. STEVENS Second Sergeant 

D. W. BILLINGSLEY Third Sergeant 


II. Anderson. W. L. Hobby. C. A. Overton. 

A. G. Atkinson. E. R. Jones. L. L. Overstreet. 

C. B. Bethea. B. F. King. S. T. Polk. 

E. S. Brashier. E. W. Lehmann. C. H. Redditt. 

L. Cothern. J. N. Lipscomb. J. E. Sides. 

D. M. Dix. E. R. Lloyd. F. M. Smith. 
K. B. Falkner. R. N. Lobdell. G. C. Stroud. 
C. F. Gilbert. P. K. Lutken. R. B. Team. 
T. G. Gladney. J. W. McLellan. W. R. Vernon. 
H. H. Harrington. C. E. Morrison. 1>. H. Walker. 
J. W. Helms. P. Newell. J. A. Weeks. 

P. F. Newell. 


Lee Guards. 


H. E. STW Captain 

J. A. WEEKS First Lieutenant 

L. R. STEVEN'S Second Lieutenant 

C. E. ROBERTS First Sergeant 

W. R. Woodard. A. B. Butts. W. H. Baker (Color Sergeant). 


W. H. Anderson. S. T. Johnson. L. A. Phillips. 

W. H. Buckley. C. W. Jones. C. H. Richardson. 

C. O. Baird. \\ . C. Journey. W. R. Rainey. 

H. Barnes. C. A. Knott, R. 0. Scott. 

C. F. Gilbert. W. B. Lucas. W. M. Swoop. 

F. W. Gardner. J. C. McLure. T. W. Tate. 

F. E. Holloway. J. P. McNeil. H. M. Tirey. 

L. I. Hudson. R. J. Nugent, W. J. Williams. 

E. B. Harvey. C. A. Overton. 


George Rifles. 





R. W. GRAVES Captain 

F. L. WALTON First Lieutenant 

J. II. BARRIER :Second Lieutenant 

W. F. McDADE First Sergeant 

J. C. Watts. A. K. Burt. 

A. L. Rhodes (Color Bearer). S. W. Rhodes (Musician). 


W. E. Batty. F. H. Magruder. R. B. Team. 

J. Bratton. S. Mclver. F. D. Thomas. 

J. W. Brooke. 0. R. Magill. M. A. Utz. 

T. P. Brown. H. M. Owen. E. G. Wade. 

J. 0. Henkel. J. I. Sanders. J. T. Watts. 

B. F. King. J. G. Spencer. S. R. Whitten. 

S. G. Lawrence. M. D. Smith. 






The A. and M. College of the Future 

Some of the Things 
That Ma\e Love's Young Dream 

A youth, a maid, a hammock ; 

A summer crescent moon ; 
The scent of flowers ; some lire-flies ; 

A whip-poor-will's sad tunc; 

Some words very softly said ; 

A tender clasp that thrills ; 
A moment's brief forgetting 

Of human pains and ills; 

An ann that creeps and tightens, 

A deeper thrill of bliss, 
A head on some one's shoulder, 

A murmur and a kiss. 


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POLLAHD, Manager. 

"Cap" was one of the few HKI8 'Varsity to be with 
us this year. lie made a good quarter, and the team 
will fee] his loss next year. His grit was shown in 
the I . of M. game, in which he played with one arm 
bone broken. 

POLLARD, Manager and Captain-Elect. 
"Polly" is easily of all-Southern caliber. His 


ing at left tackle was a feature in many games. He 
was selected for the "All-Southwestern." He will make 
a brilliant captain and player for next year. 

"Blondie" was alike the terror and admiration of all 
opponents. He is easily the best half-back since the 
days of "Big" Montgomery. Rival teams regret that he 
will be with us next year. 

"Staid;," according to a prominent sporting editor, 
hits the line harder than any other full-hack in the 
South. He is the best defensive full-back that we have 
had in years. lie will be with us next year. 



"May" comes to us from Birmingham. His playing 
vvas the feature of many games. He enjoys the record 
of having- run one hundred and five yards for a touch- 
down. It is to be hoped that he will return next year. 

"Cotton" is the best defensive end in the South. Fur- 
ther, lie receives forward passes as though that play 
was invented for his own particular use. The slogan of 
opposing teams was "Look out for that blond end." The 
hardest and most reliable tackier on the team. 

"Corporal" played his first year on 'Varsity, was a 
good, consistent end this 3'ear and promises to make a 
star next season. His playing was a feature in many 


"Jack" enjoys the distinction of being our heaviest 
man. He hits 'em low and hard. Always happy and 
contented. Loves all full-backs and enjoys "riiffin* 
things up." 


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"Pedagogue" was one of last year's "target team" to 
make 'Varsity. Was the only man to play ill every 
minute of every game. The team will miss liim next 
yea r. 


"Mike" is tlie fastest line man in the South. His 
playing at right guard was always good. Though often 
outweighed, he was never outplayed. 


"Steve" is a good, heady player. Lack of weight 

alone kept him oft the regular team. A good tackier 

and a hard worker. Showed up well in all games in 

which he participated. He will noi be with us next year. 


"Leo" came to us from the class teams of last year. 
He is quick, willing and rough, a guard who can put 
up interference. Promises to make a brilliant player 
next year. 


Lack of experience alone kept this promising man 
from a place on the regular team. Our most versatile 
player. Starred at guard against U. of M., though it 
was his first game :it that position. Another year's 
experience would develop him into a star. 


Schedule and Record of Foot Ball Season of 1 909 

Oct. 2 — On Campus, A. .V M. vs. Birmingham College 21-0 

Oct. !• — On Campus, A. & M. vs. Cumberland University :>4-(! 

( >et. Hi— At Baton Rouge, La., A. & M. vs. L. S. U 0-15 

Oct. 22— Ai Columbus, Miss.. A. & M. vs. S. P. L T 31-0 

Oct. 30— At New Orleans, La., A. & M. vs. Tulane I diversity 0-2 

Nov. 2 — At Columbus, A. & M. vs. Union University 25-0 

Nov. 8 — At Birmingham, A. & M. vs. Howard ( Allege 0-6 

Nov. 13 — ( )n Campus, A. & M. vs. Chattanooga L T niversity 37-0 

Nov. 2.i — At Jackson, Miss., A. & M. vs. University of Mississippi 5-9 


B1LL1NGSLEY (Captain) Quarter Back 

WILLIAMS Eight Half 

RHODES Full Back 

MAGILL Left Half 

J( )N ES Left End 

POLLARD (Manager) Left Tackle 

SEALE Left Guard 

ROSE Center 

ARRINGTON , Right Guard 

SAVELY Right Tackle 

BASS Right End 

POLK Half Back 

GILBERT Half Back 


Foot Ball. 

Football has always been one of the most popular athletic sports at A. & M., 
and students and Alumni are justly proud of the teams that have represented 
the College on the gridiron. Aside from the purely physical benefits to be 
derived, no other game does more to promote a strong college spirit, to inculcate 
the important lessons of perseverance, fair play, and self-control, and to shape 
and form a self-reliant and courageous manhood. For this reason, football has 
always received hearty encouragement here. It has rapidly increased in favor, 
and is now perhaps the most popular of all names in this school. 

To properly estimate the measure of success due to the 1909 football team is a 
difficult undertaking. Nine games in all were played, of which five were won 
and four were lost. A total of 153 points scored against opponents speaks for 
the offensive strength of the team, while the 1-1 points scored by opponents 
indicates a stubborn defense. The largest score made against the team, 15 to 0, 
was registered by L. S. TJ., October 15, at Baton Rouge. L. S. U. with a team 
of veterans played in better form that day than at any other time during the 
season, while our men, tired out by a long trip and playing on a strange field, 
suffered the first half from the stage fright that always fastens upon an inex- 
perienced team. If we except the Cumberland game played a week earlier, this 
game at Baton Rouge was, for eight of the men, their first big game. 

Although the season opened in the midst of great gloom and discouragement, 
due to the lack of experienced and promising material, things began to look a 
little better after the team defeated Birmingham College, 21 to 0. It was 
expected by many that Cumberland with her heavy team would have an easy 
victory, October 8, but, contrary to these expectations, we took the game by a 
score of 3-1- to 6. The defeat of L. 8. U., October 15, was by a score so much 
smaller than that of the year before Ilia! il was looked upon almost as a victory. 
October 21 A. & M. took sweet revenge on S. P. U. in Columbus, 31 to 0. 
Through the negligence of the referee, in failing to follow up the ball, a safety 
was awarded Tulane which gave them the game, 2 to 0, that was played in 
New Orleans October 30 before Presidenl Taft. Tulane played a superb 
defensive game, especially when her goal Line was in danger, but the honors of 
the game should have gone to A. & M., for we gained five times as much 
ground as Tulane and were in striking distance of her goal a half dozen times. 
While the score should have been at least to 0, no one who saw the game 
denied that A. & M. had the better team and the best of the game. Hurrying 


back from New Orleans, we next took a game from Union University at Colum- 
bus, November 2, just three days later, by a score of 25 to 0. The following- 
Saturday, November 6, we lost to Howard College in Birmingham, (i to 0. Three 
hard games in one week, in addition to the long and hard trips, accounts for 
the slump in the team's playing. That it was a slump was shown when we 
defeated the University of Chattanooga the Following week, 37 to 6, while 
Howard was barely able to hold Chattanooga to a to score two weeks before. 

A. & M. lost the annual Thanksgiving game with the University of Mississippi 
by a score of 9 to 5, but she has nothing to be ashamed of. Outweighed 20 
pounds to the man, our team played the university to a standstill. Working a 
fake kick successfully for 50 yards on the first play after the kick-off, the 
University carried the ball across for a touchdown in four minutes after the 
game started. During the remainder of the half the ball was largely in the 
university's territory, Williams once missing a field goal from the 20-yard line 
by the narrow margin of a foot. In the second half A. & M. came back deter- 
mined and scored a touchdown, but Failed at goal. On two other occasions the 
ball was carried to the university's 15-yard line, only to be lost on downs. Luck 
showed itself in favor of the university, for, after recovering a misjudged punt, 
Haxton of the university kicked a held goal from a very difficult angle. It was 
a good performance, even though a lucky one, and decided the game, the final 
score being 9 to 5. It was a great game in every respect, and one of the best ever 
played between the two institutions. In most respects the 1909 season was a very 
satisfactory one. With a team averaging only 154 pounds per man. one of the 
lightest in the South, individual playing was necessarily sacrificed to team work-. 
The men played a clean, hard game and deserve much praise for their gentle- 
manly conduct while on the field. Moreover, each man maintained a good stand- 
ing in his class work'. It was such a team as brings credit to itself and to the 
college that it represents. 

For these reasons, it' for no other, the season of 1909 may be considered a 
most satisfactory one. 


Wearers of the "M" 

McLellan, J. W. 
Smith, F. M. 
Breeland, C. L. 
Walton, F. L. 
Minor, G. A. 

Jennings, M. 
Williams, W. J. 
Dillie, A. B. 

Critz, A. 
Jennings, J. M. 
Cole, G. IT. 
Russell, C. H. 
Magruder, F. II. 



Scrub Foot Ball Team. 
























All Class Foot-Ball Team 



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Junior Foot Ball Team 

H. I. ELLZEY (Captain) Left Half 

S. R. VARXAD: ) Full Back 

J. R. AGNEVY Right Half 

A. R. DILLE Quarter Back 

J. C. WATTS Left End 

B. S. BENEDICT Left Tackle 

H. J. McGRAW Left Guard 

E. G. NEELY Center 

A. 0. BRYAX Right Guard 

J. W. OVERSTREET Right Tackle 

C. T. RAND Right End 


Sophomore Foot Ball Team 

B. B. CUTRER Left End 

J. N. STEVENSON Left ruckle 

E. CHILDES Left Guard 

C. C. RANDALL Center 

G. ROTHE Right Guard 

HA1RSTOX Right Tackle 

C. C. DOTY Right End 

R. V. G1LLELAND Left Half 

J. A. ELLARD Full Back 

D. D. FUNDERBURK Right Half 

T. P. BROWN Quarter 


Freshman Foot Ball Team 

DEE Full Back 

COLE Left Half 

MAGRUDER (Captain) Right Half 

RHODES (Manager) Quarter Back 


GILBERT Right Tackle 


HAMMEL Center 

McGRAW Left Guard 

MINOR Left Tackle 

KELLUM Left End 

LOWERY Sub-Half 




Siiii; ummtMitr 

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Prep. Foot Ball Team 

TURNER Right End 

O'FLYN Right Tackle 

JOHNSTON Right Guard 

WARD Center 

ORR Left Guard 

HAMRICK Left Tackle 


LEE Left Half 


JOHNSON Right Half 

CULLEY Quarter Back 



'Town Prep." Foot Ball Team 


H. G. MOSS End 

II. C. ANTHONY Taclde 

J. C. HAMMILL Tackle 

W. E. STILES Guard 

F. L. BYRD i;« ( »W 

A. B. DILLE Quarter 

E. ( !. THOMAS Half Back 

J. W. CRUMPTON Left Half 

T. \Y. WOODWARD (Captain) Full Back 

Stiles, ( 'unniii^'liani and Ant lionv. 
Lloyd and Gladney. 




A Midnight Lullaby 

With apolotjii s to Wi/nkin, Blynkin and Nod. 

Captain, corporal and "Prep." one night 

Started off on a chicken raid ; 
Started each with "Plymouth Rock appetite," 

Which kept them unafraid. 
"What's on the wing.' Don*! tell me any lies," 

The watchman said to the three; 
"We are going to run for exercise — 

You can watch us yourself and see. 
Not a thing suspicions have we," 
Said Captain, 
Corpora i. 
And "Prep." 

The watchman grinned, and thunk a thought, 

As he looked at every shoe, 
And the thing they saw, and the thing they caught, 

Were seen by the Watchman, too. 
Pulling chickens off the fence 
Was one form of exercise, 
But Longboat wouldn't have been in it after the "shot," since 

That three would have won any prize. 
The watchman laughed as he thought about the lies. 
Of Captain, 
And "Prep." 

20 L 

Seen in a Parlor 

,1 Melodrama in One Act. 


Dramatic Personae: The town girl, Gwendolyn, and the Sophisticated Senior 
Jack. Time: On a Sunday afternoon. Setting: Real close together and looking 
at a small picture of her. 

Sophisticated Senior (taking picture): "My! this is good of yon. I want 
this" (taking out watch and trying picture in il ). 

Town Girl Gwendolyn: "No, yon can't have that one. It's the only one I 
have — now." 

S. S. : "Now.' Well, how many have yon given away lately? and this one 
has been in a charm. Tis cut round. Who was it had il last?" 

Gwen: "Nobody. Give it back to me, please." 

S. S. : "No, give it to me. See how nice it looks in my watch 1 ?" (Hands her 
the watch and keeps picture.) 

She leans far back and away from hitu to read by light of window, making 
an irresistible effect. 

Gwen (reading) : "To Jack on his graduating day." She turns to find Jack 
looking her steadily in the eyes. She returns the steady look. He winks. She 
winks. She holds her hands oul I'or picture, and they engage in "hand to hand" 

Gwen: "Take your hands away. I've told yon three or four times." 

Jack lets go her hands and settles hack in Ins chair. 

(Iwen : "(Jive me back my picture now. I won't let yon have it." 

Jack: "But suppose I take it; would yon he angry?" 

Gwen: "Give it hack'. Yes, I would." 

Jack: "All right" (puts picture on desk near them) "I don't want it, if you 
don't want me to have il. " 

Gwen (daring him with her eyes and holding his hands away): "No, no. 
Don't! Stop! Don't! Stop!" 

Jack (doing his best, but failing): "Von are daring me. All right, young 
lady." (He tries again.) 

Gwen: "If yon don't stop, I'll call some one." 

Jack: "Please let me have it." 

Gwen: "Which?" 


Jack: "The picture — er — both." (He tries to take them both.) 

Gwen (on the break away) : "Look here, young' college snob, if you think 

anything like that will be tolerated — I — Oh! I wouldn't have thought it of you. 

You certainly must have had a high regard for me." 

They sit with looks averted, and silence thick as mud reigns supreme. Jack 

in dejected attitude. 

Gwen (glancing at him) : "I would have been manly about it, anyhow." 
Jack (thinking of the masterly quality in man so much admired by woman) : 

"Oh, you would. I should have made yon. So here goes." (Pantomime, fast 

music and green lights.) 


Gwen: "Oh, you insignificant little fool. Huh! (in deep disgust) if that's 
what you came here for, you may get your hat. I though! yon were a gentle- 


Jack (in utter contrition) : "Gwendolyn — " 

Gwen: "Miss Brown, please." 

Jack: "Aw, Gwen, I — you — I wouldn't have yon think this of me — that I 
am that kind of — altogether. (.Slow music during sad monologue.) Really, I 
have sane moments, though 1 do act the fool and did act it there, and the cad, too. 
Please say you forgive me. I am ashamed of myself. ' ' 

Gwen : "Well, what do you think of me"?" 

Jack : ' ' You didn 't do anything. ' ' 

Gwen: "Yon must have had a fine opinion of me in the first place." 

Jack: "No, I didn't — I mean I didn't have anything else. It wasn't that, I 
just couldn't help it. I admire you for your womanliness and ask your pardon." 

Gwen laughs. 

Jack: "Aw, were you fooling"?" 

Gwen (her face setting in hard lines again) : "No, I was not." 

Jack: "I didn't think you were. But, honest, how is a fellow to know? 
You'll grant that some girls do lead a fellow on and dare him. And if he doesn't 
do anything, he feels she's making fun of him, and calling him a stick. Isn't 
that so?" 

Gwen: "Yes." 

Jack: "And when he does respond, he is like a_ fellow stepping off into space 
in a strange place in the dark. He can't tell whether it's a six-inch fall to a 
Brussels carpet, or a ninety-foot plunge into rocks at the end. I tell you, it puts 
a fellow in a horrible position. He can 't tell, can he ? ' ' 

Gwen: "No." 

Jack : ' ' And while I admire the girl who has the moral nerve to stop it, why, 


of course, when I think occasion demands it, I'll try to do my part. But I'm 

awfully sorry. I wouldn't lose your friendship or your regard. Will yon for- 
give, me?" 

CI wen: "Ye-es." 

Jack: "Thank you. I won't do it any more. I must catch the ear. May I 

come auain : 

s " 

(Iweii: ''Yes — but nien'1 you going to — to make up — right?' 
He drops his hat. Tableau. Orchestra in full tilt. 


Told What It Was 

"Now, sir, I hope we shall have no difficulty in getting you to speak up," said 
the lawyer in a very loud, commanding voice. 

"I hope not, sir," shouted the witness, at the top of his lungs. 

"How dare you speak to me in that way?" cried the lawyer. 

"Because I can"! speak no louder, sir," said the hostler. 

"Have you been drinking?" 

"Yes, sir." 

"I should infer so from your conduct. What have you been drinking?" 

"Coffee," hoarsely vociferated the knight of the stable. 

"Something stronger than eoftVe, sir. you've been drinking! Don't look at 
me like that, sir!" furiously. "Look at the jury, sir! Did you have something 
in your coffee, sir?" 

"Yes, sir." 

"What was it?" 


"This man is no fool, my lord — he is worse!" stormed the counsel. 

"Now, sir" — turning to the witness — 'look a1 me. What beside sugar did 
you take in your coffee this morning?" 

The hostler collected his forces, drew a deep breath, and, in a voice that could 
have been heard half a mile away, bellowed out — 

"A spune ! A spune, an' nothing else!" 


The Funny Land of Oz. 

Where the onkus woos the wunkus 
And the tangle wangle grows, 
Where the binkns takes his winkns 
And the oogle ug'le goos, 
There my soul wangs ungle gungle 
And my heart beats bookus bloos: 
'Mid the woodle 



by the bink. 

Where the wimble bimbles jangle 
And the timid nankers play, 
Where the jungle rings with jingles 
And the bugle bungle blay, 
Yon may take the weary wingles 
And plant them neath the clay, 
'Mid the woodle 



by the bink. 






Base Ball 

B. MITCHELL, Captain. 
"Bennie" hails from Sardis, Miss., where lie first attracted attention as a pitcher. He 
made the team in 1906, and lias alternated between right Held and the box. He is conceded 
to be the best lieider iii the S. I. A. A. As a pitcher he lias an enviable record, winning many 
games after they were apparently lost. We will feel his hiss next year. 

McCARGO, Manager. 
"Hack" came to us with the famous Mitchell brothers, and was one of (he main factors 
in winning the Southern A. A. Championship. On account of his speed he was shifted from 
center field tn second, where he proved to be cne oi the mosl reliable men at this position. 
He is a £oou batter and base runner. 

McLELLAN, Captain-elect, 
"Mickey," who also helped to cinch the S. I. A. A. Championship, is. according to eminent 
critics, the best college backstop in the South. Ee is a good hitter, and can play any position 
on the infield. Ee was unanimously elected Captain and Manager for the linn team. Mike 
has his fun. win or lose. 

"Paine" made the team in 1906, ami has alternated between short and second ever since. 
He is exceptionally fast and the hardesl hitter on the team, getting three-baggers and home 
runs in the majority of the names. Several times he has been known to slid into home plate 
while the pitcher was winding up. 

'"Bun." who was one of the best football players in college, is a batter of no small ability. 
He hits from the left side and usually puts them oxer the fence. One of the best pitchers in 
the South. Plenty of speed and uses good bead work. 


"Willie" is easily the best college pitcher in 1 he South. This fact is attested by the fact 
that he made good with the Cleveland Americans. Broke the world's record by striking out 
twenty-one men in a league game. He has established a college record for strikeouts which 
no pile her will soon equal. We will mourn bis loss next year. 


"Bill" is the life of the team, lie was the best third baseman in the S. I. A. A. One of the 
best batters and base runners on the team. He is easily of professional caliber, lie will not 
be with the team next season. 

"Rusty" is from Laurel, Miss. He is a good first baseman and a hard student of the game. 
A good pinch hitter, a good bidder and has a splendid whip. lie will be with us next year. 

"Shuckins" came up from the class teams. This was bis second year on 'Varsity, lie is a 
good base runner, and a good bitter, lias an iron arm and never tires. Will be the mainstay 
of next year's pitching staff. 

This was bis first year on the team. His playing was the feature of many games. On< of 
the most consistent batters on the team. We regret that lie will not be with the team 
next year. 


Although a new man, Hardy showed up well in all games. Should lie ho with us next 
year he will make a valuable man. A daring base runner and a heady player. 

"Annie"' is easily the peer of any college player in the South. Covers a let of ground and 
pegs them home in good style. A swift runner and a good batter. We hope to have him 
next season. 


( )a campus — A. & M. vs. Jefferson Military College 0-0 

On campus — A. & M. vs. Jefferson Military College 141 

< )n campus — A. & M. vs. Jefferson Military College 4-1 

At Clinton, .Miss.— A. & M. vs. Mississippi College G-2 

At Clinton, Miss. — A. & M. vs. Mississippi College 0-3 

At Clinton. Miss.— A. & M. vs. Mississippi College 2-8 

At Baton Rouge, La.— A. & M. vs. L. S. U 0-3 

At Baton Rouge, La.— A. & M. vs. L. S. U. (two games) 4-1 1-0 

On campus — A. & M. vs. Howard College 9-1 

( )u campus — A. & M. vs. Howard College 5-0 

On campus — A. & M. vs. Howard ( lollege 7-1 

At Clarksville, Teiin.— A. & M. vs. S. P. U 3-0 

At Clarksville, Tenn.— A. & M. vs. S. P. U 11-2 

At Clarksville, Tenn.— A. & M. vs. S. P. U 4-0 

At Lebanon, Tenn. — A. & M. vs. Cumberland University 0-1 

Ai Lebanon, Tenn. — A. & M. vs. Cumberland University 3-1 

At Lebanon, Tenn. — A. & M. vs. Cumberland University 2-1 

At Columbus, Miss.— A. & M. vs. University of Nashville 3-2 

At Columbus, Miss. — A. & M. vs. University of Nashville 6-0 

On campus — A. & M. vs. Cumberland University 2-0 

On campus — A. & M. vs. Cumberland University 5-0 

On campus — A. & M. vs. Cumberland University 4-0 

( >n campus — A. & M. vs. University of Mississippi 3-0 

On campus — A. & M. vs. University of Mississippi 1 1-4 

At Greenwood, Miss. — A. & M. vs. University of Mississippi 1-0 


Birmingham College — On campus. March 28, 20, 30. 

Marion Military Institute — On campus, April 4, 5, 0. 

Birmingham College — At Birmingham, April 8, 0. 

Southern University — At Greensboro, April 11, 12, 13. 

Tulane University — On campus, April 15, ±,>. 

S. P. University — On campus, April 18, 19, 20. 

Cumberland University — At Lebanon, April 28, 29, 30. 

S. P. University— At Clarksville, May 2, 3, 4. 

University ot Mississippi — At Oxford, May 11, 12, 13. 

Louisiana State University — On campus, May 19, 20, 21 (probable). 




















































Base Ball Season for 1 909 

The team of 1909 was without doubt the best in (lie history of the institution. 
Further, we had the best team in the 8. I. A. A. This assertion is based upon 
facts which no just critic can overlook. We won every series with comparative 
case and played some of the fastest teams in the South. (Mir old and honored 
rival, University of Mississippi, was beaten three straight games in the prettiest 
series ever played between Southern cotleges. We were unfortunate in not 
meeting the University of Alabama, since they also claim the best team in the 
S. I. A. A. Still here are some facts upon which any just critic will give us 
the premier honors. We defeated Cumberland University three straight games, 
allowing them only four hits and no runs in the series. From here Cumberland 
went to Tuscaloosa and played Alabama a series. Cumberland won the first 
game and Alabama won the other two by a narrow margin. Our claim is not 
based upon this alone. The "Howard Collegian," whose team played both Ala- 
bama and A. & M., tells us this: 

"A. & M. has the strongest team that Howard has yet encountered. The 
pitching staff is superb, and I lie whole team fields together like a machine." 
Still other critics tell us about our team. Coach Moss of U. of M. says: 
"We lost because you have the best team in the South. Old Mississippi had 
a plucky outfield, but they were outbatted, outfielded and outgeneraled." 

After winning from the University of Mississippi at Greenwood, Manager 
McCargo received a telegram from the University of Nashville team, which read: 
"Congratulations on the best college team in the United States." 
From the S. P. U. "Journal" we have this: 

"Swiftest bunch we have played, and the all-round team work of A. & M. 
was the feature, of the series." 

That we had such a strong team is due in part to the splendid coaching of 
"Dolly" Stark. Still the fact that we had such material as the Mitchell 
brothers, Hearn, McLellan, Russell, Lenoir, Whitten, McCargo, Clay and others 
to work upon must not be overlooked. Individually and collectively our team 
was of championship caliber. Our pitching staff was the best in the South and 
the equal of any college staff in the United States. This is proven by the fact 
that one of our stars, Willie Mitchell, made good in the American League. 

Our prospects for the season of 1910 are good. Though most of the old men 
are not here, we have Capt. McLellan, First Baseman Russell and Pitcher Smith 
as a nucleus around which to build a new team. We have unlimited confidence 


in Coaches Chadwiek and "Cap Bennie. " Behind them a good team could be 
developed from absolutely raw material. Since we have such promising material 
and with these coaches the prospects for a team fully equal to that of 1909 are 
of the best. 




Basket Ball, 1 909 

The spring of 1909 saw the first intercollegiate basket-ball team at the Missis- 
sippi A. & M. Despite the fact that this was our first season, we gave a good 
account of ourselves. Dr. Werner developed a good team ami laid the foundation 
of good teams in future. Considering the late date of organization, the manager 
arranged several good series, Tulane, L. S. U., Mississippi College being played on 
a trip. Though the team lost to these schools, they gave a good account of 
themselves. A series at heme with the College of Physicians and Surgeons was 
a victory for the Maroon and White. 

The five men who represented us were fast, heady and aggressive. Garrison 
and Hardy were easily the stars of the team. Two guards better than these 
are hard to find. At center Captain Furman did good work. Hale and Simmons 
at forwards showed up well. 


SIMMONS Forward 

HALE Forward 

FURMAN (Captain) Center 

HARDY Guard 


W. MITCHELL Substitute 

ROSE Manager 


TRACK FOR 1909. 

We were very unfortunate this vein- in not being able to arrange any intercol- 
legiate meets. Despite this the men under Dr. Werner's efficient coaching did 
good work. All previous records except three were broken. Considerable interest 
was manifested on all sides, and we should have a team equal to any in the South 
next year. Great credit is dwo to the men for the work they did. With such men 
as shown beiow hack next season the prospects are good. 

Event — Winner — Record— 

loo-yard dash Minor :10 2-5 

220-yard dash Minor :24 

440-yard dash Fletcher :55 

Half mile Metcher 2:04 

One mile Fletcher 5:00 

High jump Tones 5' 7" 

Pole vault Holmes 10' 

Broad jump McCargo 20' 

Shot put Rose 35' 6" 

Hammer f lirow Pollard 108' 

Discus Gilbert 105' 9" 



FLETCHER, Captain. 

POLLARD, Manager. 
















TENNIS CLUB, 11)10. 


Give Me Your Glad Girl Heart 

Give me your eyes, so young', so gay; 

Give me your hands, so soft, so small ; 
Give me your lips that smile and say 

"But do you love me after all?" 
Give me the roses from your eheeks, 

Where the firefly blushes, dance and dart; 
Give me the words you fear to speak- ; 

Give me your glad girl heart. 

Take of my little what you will — 
The hooks I read, the songs I write, 

The work I do, or good or ill ; 
My scant provision of delight; 

Take and give what never can be bought, 
Your heart of virgin gold. 

Nay. I who am so poor in gifts, 

May only for your mercy cry 
As when the priestly suppliant lifts 

Tlie humblest offering on high; 
A sacrifice of doubt and dole. 

Before the. incense wreaths depart, 
My little Lady Pure of Soul, 

Give me your glad girl heart. 



He was the strongest man I knew, 
Serene and self -secure, 
Fashioned to mock at time and change, 
To suffer and endure. 

I saw him poor, unknown, despised, 

Hew out his gradual way. 
I saw him battle mighty wrongs 

As if the war were play. 

T saw him lift men up and best, 
When life went like a song 
Of pleasant things, I saw him still 
Simple, and pure, and strong. 

Ami learning of his faith, I asked 

How such a thing could be 
In one so strong, and whence it came 

And then he answered me. 

God lives, God reigns, God loves the world; 

This much I know 
With all my heart and soul, because — 

Because I loved him so. 








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Anderson, H. 
Armstrong, G. H. 
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Braiming, W. J. 
Brasliier, E. S. 
Brashier, B. A. 
Britt, J. M. 
Brougher, W. E. 
Brougher, J. E. 
Bryan, A. C. 
Bergman, J. E. 
Bickman, J. 0. 
Child, E. 

Anniversarian, H. B. Sanders. 
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.Helms, J. W 

Armstrong, G. H. 

Rand, C. T 

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Herrington, G. L. 
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.obdell, R. L. Pou. 

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Horn, D. T. 
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.Horton, W. R. 
.Pope. E. W. 
.Rye, B. W. 
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Coleman, J. M. Keel. F. R. 

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Collins, W. R. 
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Randal], C. C. 
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Rye, B. W. 
Rogers, F. H. 
Sanders, H. B. 
Simmons, S. R. 
Stewart, A. C. 
Sargent, E. F. B. 
Thorson, K. W. 
Taylor, T. R. 
Tyler. H. S. 
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Williams, L. M. 
Word, T. L. 



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McGill, R. O. 
McClure, J. C. 
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Polk, S. T. 
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.Vaughn, J. R. 
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Scab, C. P. 
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Y. M. C. A. 

The Young Men's Christian Association is the largest student organization in 
the world. The scope of it is contained in the words: Spirit, Mind and Body; 
in other words, the all-round developed man. The perfection of these three, 
Spirit, Mind and Body, constitutes the highest development that can be reached. 

The local Association is a part of the International Association, and is under 
the directoirn of an Advisory Board, composed of members of the Faculty. A 
cabinet selected from the student body and a general secretary, who gives his 
entire time to the work of the Association. 

The work of the Young Men's Christian Association is large and varied, and 
students and Faculty recognize the important place it is occupying in our col- 
lege life. 

The Association works upon the principle that the more a man puts into it, 
i he more he gets out of it. The Association offers opportunities for development. 
Prayer meetings are held each Tuesday and Thursday evenings. These metings 
are very helpful and there has been an average attendance of 55 at these meetings 
The regular meeting of the Association is held on Sunday evening, with an 
average attendance of 185. These meetings are led by members of the Faculty, 
students and strong outside speakers. 

The membership of the Association has reached the 400 mark during the 
past year. Four hundred and thirty men have been enrolled in Bible Study, 
with an average attendance of 320. Leaders for the 32 classes in which these 
men are enrolled are coached in normal classes by strong members of the Faculty. 

There has been a strong interest shown in all departments during the past 
year. Men are beginning to see that the religious life is the true life. May the 
day soon come when every man in college will become a loyal supporter of the 
Association. We cpiote the following from Dr. Logan : "I consider the College 
Young Men's Christian Association the most important of the student organiza- 
tions, both from the standpoint of its aims and purposes and also from its 
larger membership." 


\Y. E. BROUGHER Membership 

W. H. BUCKLEY Bible Study 

E. D. SIMPSON Meetings 


M. H. JAMES Finance 

R. N. LOBDELL Mission Study 

W. L. HOBBY Social 


When I Dream of You 

Down a path lined with roses, 

Up hroad marble stairs, 
Through a hall where sleep reposes, 

Lulled by dreamland airs ; 
On through courts with fountains playing 

Gardens bright with dew; 
Thus it is that I go straying. 

When I dream of you. 

Oft in golden latticed bowers, 

Arbors lily-twined, 
There I find in blissful hours 

Raptures uneonfmed ; 
Angels come to look and listen 
Ever o'er me star-eyes glisten, 

There above me, too, 

When I dream of you! 

If / Were King! 

If I were king, ah love, if I were king, 
What tributaries of nations I would bring, 
To stoop before your scepter and to swear 
Allegiance to your lips and eyes and hair; 
Beneath your feet what treasures would I fling, 
The stars should be your pearls upon a string, 
The world a ruby for your linger ring, 
And you should have the sun and moon to wear, 
If I were king. 


The Reclaiming of Captain Eaves 

There could be no doubting that Marshallville was in the throes of a revival. 
The customary annual protracted meetings of the various churches had never 
rolled up so high a wave of acute piety. This was a "union meeting" — all the 
organs and organizations had organized into one organic whole. The triumphs 
of salvation which sent daily thrills through the good citizens of Marshallville 
were not the minor victories of a guerilla warfare, but were instead the grandly 
sweeping conquests of an ordered army. Success had crowned every detail of 
the campaign. It had seemed, indeed, thai the Prince of the Powers of the 
Air had seen the futility of resisting and had struck his colors without firing 
a shot in return. Before he was aware of the enemy's intentions, he found 
himself confronted by the aforesaid ordered army, with its belligerent auxiliaries, 
the Woman's Home Mission Society, the Woman's Foreign Missionary Society, 
the Epworth League, the Young People's Union, the Christian Endeavor Society, 
the AYomen's Christian Temperance Union, the Sunshine Gleaners, and the 
Prayer Meeting Federation. It would be scant wonder if, under such circum- 
stances, he did deem advisable unconditional surrender. 

As has been stated, perhaps to the point of tediousness, these forces were not 
raw recruits. With Napoleonic acumen the army had been worked into effective 
form. Before the arrival of the distinguished commander-in-chief (a Second- 
Blessingite), who had waged successfully similar campaigns around the world, 
the minor officers had imparted to their respective fighting units the esprit de 
corps of the Tenth Legion. 

Around at the Baptist Church, Brother Bennett — by profession a lawyer and 
by distinction a deacon of twenty years' standing (bis enemies said of twenty 
years' lying) — had prayed his prayer, beginning, "Now is the time for the 
righteous to come to the help of the Lord against the Mighty." To be sure, 
every Thursday night for the past twenty years he had offered verbatim that 
same prayer, whose opening sentence suggests the exercises for the learner on 
the typewriter, but never bad he prayed with such fervor. It reminded his hear- 
ers of the blast blown upon the ram's horn by them of old outside the walls 
of Jericho. There was something in his tone that forbade the young scapegraces 
of assoi"ted genders on the rear seats their customary diversion of repeating 
the prayer in unison with the leader. They seem to feel that now Brother Bennett 
meant business, and they forgot his lack of originality. 

At the Methodist Church, Brother Hastings — variously entitled "circus rider," 
"exhauster," or "locus preacher," according to the individual preference of 


the speaker — had delivered his celebrated prose-epic on David. Brother Hastings 
was not a regularly commissioned officer, you understand, and for this reason 
some times the privates approached open mutiny under his command. But now 
his authority went unchallenged and, with eager ears, the church militant heard 
him say of the Royal Soldier-Poet of Israel: "Brethren, David was a mighty 
hand to set out at night and view the planetory orgins. " It was an apt theme 
masterfully handled, of necessity inspiring martial ardor. 

Brother Hornbeak, brigadier-general of the Presbyterian forces, had got down 
to brass tacks (no irreverence intended here or elsewhere), and omitting his 
customary dissertation on Calvin's beliefs concerning foreordination and predes- 
tination, had likened Marshallville to Sodom and Gomorrah, whose wickedness, 
he seemed to think, equaled that of these two notorious municipalities combined. 
The Episcopal congregation — that is, to be explicit, the Tift family — had held 
aloof from enlistment for active service in the campaign, but, under the pressure 
of public oninion they had furnished some of the sinews of war. It was svnerally 
agreed that if the Hardshell Baptists would just keep their mouths shut, that 
would be as much as in reason could be expected of them. 

Marshallville certainly was ripe for such an ecclesiastical cataclysm. Against 
it the insidious Foe of Righteousness had exerted all his strategies. No wonder 
he was said to be the subtlest of all the beasts of the held. By treachery and by 
open onslaught, he had sought to gain his ends. And he had been all too success- 
ful. In Marshallville the gaming instinct had become a passion. Forty-two — ■ 
domiucs, you know, in what it said to be its most vicious form — had captured 
young and old alike. Under its baleful sway the town bad become a second Monte 
Carlo. There was no betting, but Sister Street, head of the Juvenile Temperance 
Society, had pointed out the fact that you could bet on it, so it was branded 
with the mark of Cain. Later this drastic penalty was confirmed when Mrs. 
Roberts gave a forty-two party, at which the ladies played for a copy of "Tbree 

Marshallville also had a skating rink. Yes, sir ! in almost nightly orgies 
rhythm the godless young things would hold hands for hours at a time, keeping 
time with their Satan-shod feet to some such sybaritic air as "AValtz Me Around 
Again, Willie." The descent to Avernus is doubly easy when one wears roller 

Theoretically, Marshallville was a "dry town," but Brother Foster, com- 
mander of the Methodist wing, had stumbled accidentally on a pile of empty 
beer bottles in the rear of a prominent merchant's place of business. Next 
Sunday "the damnable stuff," as Brother Foster denominated it, suffered such a 
castigation as it rarely received. 

Through the perfidy of the manager of the city auditorium, "The Millionaire 


Cowboy Company" had presented a bloody bill, in which the cheapness of 
human life was glaringly taught, and in which — I dislike to say this — they had a 
ballet of ten scantily dressed and utterly reckless girls. And they do .say that 
they had to hang out the S. I\. 0. sign. The town had seemed to realize its 
wickedness, and there fell the iw!l which precedes the storm. 

Storm it was. As previously stated, a "Holiness" or "second-Blessing" 
evangelist was the commander-in-chief of the forces. And, if you will pardon 
the expression, he certainly did whoop 'em up. With him he had an expert 
choir leader who soon had in successful operation a chorus of one hundred voices, 
all rolled in white. (You understand that this is a figure of speech.) Sam 
Taylor had said irreverently, "It's better'n most circusses you see." At first 
the services were held with the Methodists, for theirs was the largest building; 
but within three days the audiences had increased so it became necessary to seek 
a larger auditorium. It would never do to continue permitting people to lie 
turned away from the door. 

Never had Marshallville seen such an array of penitents. It seemed that an 
epidemic of "getting religion" had seized the people. The "testimony meeting" 
was exceedingly popular, for here the penitents told how mean they had been. 
Perhaps it does not become me to tell of the increase of gossip subsequent to the 
revival, nor to state how, when Seth Tompkins, the town skin-Hint, testified of 
his own perversity, a fight right in meeting was narrowly averted when Clem 
Megginson, recalling a horse trade with Seth, ejaculated a hearty "amen." Seth 
Tompkins was the one who always said to a new convert. "Well, I hope ye '11 
stick. ' ' 

As hardened sinner after hardened sinner came into the fold, it seemed that 
the revival was to make .1 clean sweep of Marshallville. Practically all of the 
substantial business men had sought "higher ground." Nearly, hut not quite 
all — and here I come directly to my story. There was one citizen who had made 
no move in the matter — one who, grand, gloomy and peculiar, stood out like a 
boulder of disintegration in a sand-stone valley. That one conspicuous exception 
was Captain Eaves, the very austere owner and proprietor of Marshallville 's 
leading livery stable. Few acquainted with the Captain's ways would have the 
temerity to mention to him the question of his soul's salvation. No one was 
certain whether the captain had won his title in military service, but his face 
was so pre-eminently thai of the fighter that the title was a natural one. Brother 
Hastings — he of the eulogistic "sugar-stick" on David — had, indeed, broached 
the subject, but the reply he received was such as to obscure the facts imparted. 
He felt assured that while the Captain evinced a remarkable wealth of biblical 
phraseology, his scriptural references were so defectively arranged as seriously 
to impair their beauty. Later, when some one informed him thai before coming 


to Marshallville the Captain had aided in the abrupt demise of at least two men, 
Brother Hastings felt that it might have been worse. Captain Eaves' name was 
on the Baptist Church roll, but every one felt that his spiritual welfare was in 
jeopardy. His previous record, however, coupled with the recent failure of 
Brother Hastings, made him immune to the importunities of other "personal 
workers. ' ' 

The revival had obstacles to overcome, but it surmounted them rapidly and 
with remarkable ease. The chief point of anxiety, as has been stated, was how 
to seat the people who wished to attend. If it continued necessary to turn away 
scores, interest might begin to wane. The Baptist Ladies' Aid Society undertook 
to solve the problem. They fell upon the idea of seating the warehouse, a large, 
comfortable structure, with the pews of various churches. Some one suggested 
the city auditorium, but its recent pollution by the opera company made nothing 
come of it. The warehouse would give room and to spare. As originator of 
the idea to secure its use, Mrs. Hank Tucker was appointed a committee of one to 
execute the plan. 

Now, it occurred to Mrs. Tucker that since Captain Eaves also was a member 
of her church, however refractory a member he might be, she might persuade 
him to have the benches moved free of charge. It would mean the mere use of 
a few of his teams for something like half a day. She would ask him ; he could 
do no more than refuse. The securing of the warehouse was easy, thanks to the 
generosity of its owner. 

Since Brother Hastings had called on him and had been accorded such short 
shrift, the Captain's heart had been in a constant turmoil. Not that he cared 
particularly about Brother Hastings, but, perhaps, because on the day of that 
Saint's visit the Captain had passed the revival just when the trained chorus 
was singing "Rock of Ages." Never mind what associations for Captain Eaves 
the song possessed, as he went down the street his sight was dimmed with tears. 
He recalled how the committees of "personal workers" had gone hither and 
thither, welcomed in offices and stores, but since Brother Hastings' visit, none 
had approached him. And he was genuinely sorry. Passing down the street to 
his home, he talked to himself — a way he had when he wished to think out a prob- 
lem — saying things he would have tolerated from no other source: 

"Yes, I reckon you are a good deal of a scoundrel — drinker, poker-player, and 
all-around sport. Killed two men, although I swear I don't feel so bad about 
that, considering the circumstances. Bob Jones and Bud Roquemore both needed 
killing, and they forced theirselves on you. Old man Hastings.'' (here the Cap- 
tain chuckled) "thinks you are a pretty bad sort. I'm sorter sorry you talked so 
rough to the darn old fool — he's harmless anyway. 

"And, say, did you know that you are getting old? Your last birthday was 


number sixty-one. Gosh! The first thing you know you'll be meeting an old 
long-whiskered duffer with a scythe and an hour-glass, and you can't bluff him 
out with cuss-words like you did old Hastings. You are an old reprobate! Your 
name on the church roll! Ain't you a pretty church member! A long time ago 
you got good just long enough to get your name among respectable folks. You 
know you ought to have been kicked out long ago. You are the only tough nut 
this revival ain't touched, and you behaved so low-down they're skeered to talk 
to you. You ought to be durned ashamed of yourself, ami, what's more, you've 
got to turn over a new leaf. That's what you have!" 

The repentant Captain had just delivered himself of this pointed homily when 
Mrs. Tucker, coming from the opposite direction, sighted him, and with much 
trepidation prepared to tell him of the church's wish that he move the pews with 
which to seat the warehouse. Scarcely able to muster up sufficient courage, she 
came near passing him without disclosing her errand. 

"Oh, Captain Eaves," she began in a tremulous voice, "I've just been out to 
your house to see you. May I speak to you just a moment.'" 

"Certainly, madame," politely replied the Captain; no one had ever called 
him ungallant to ladies. 

"Let's step right over there to that doorway where no one will disturb us," 
said Mrs. Tucker, her self-confidence returning. 

The Captain nervously twisted his fierce looking iron-gray moustache. He was 
at a loss to conjecture what was coming. With hat off and head bowed in re- 
spectful attention, the Captain awaited the declaration of Mrs. Tucker's wishes. 

"Captain," she began, tugging incessantly at her gloves in sheer embarrass- 
ment. "I have come to you as a committee from the ladies of the church — 

She was permitted to proceed no further. With a look of acute pain, the Cap- 
tain raised a deprecating hand. 

"Pardon me, Mrs. Tucker, but don't — I beg you, don't say that! I know 
what you want to say, but I simply couldn't bear it. I know I've been — 

"Why, Captain Eaves — " 

"Please — please don't. Mrs. Tucker! Don't try to excuse me! I've been 
everything a man ought not to be. I am an old reprobate, passed deserving the 
interest of anybody. There's nothing good that can be said of me." 

The Captain paused in his impassioned self-accusation, but began again before 
the amazed Mrs. Tucker could recover herself sufficiently to make any explana- 

"i was not always what I am now, Mrs. Tucker. As a young fellow I was 
straight enough. But I got to drinking and running with a tough lot, and then 
I didn't care for nothing. Old man Hastings — pardon me, I mean Mr. Hastings 
—came to me a few days ago to talk to me like you want to do, and I treated him 


shamefully — most ungentlemanly, ma 'am, but I regret it now. Do you know, 
yesterday when I was passing the church I heard them singing 'Rock of Ages.' 
That song carries me back to — that song has associations that just break me up 
completely. I can't tell you what they are" (here the Captain furtively brushed 
away an unwelcome tear), "but they go down deep in my soul — or what would 
be a soul, if I wasn't too mean to have one. 

"But I tell you, Mrs. Tucker," the Captain continued with a gulp, as his hands 
clenched and his lips were tensely drawn, "if you good ladies are interested 
enough in me to send one of your number to talk to me about a better life, by 
the grace of God, I propose to turn over a new leaf. Yes, ma'am, turn over a 
new leaf," he repeated with decision, as the dumfounded Mrs. Tucker remained 

At length, the lady regained her self-possession sufficiently to murmur halt- 
ingly : 

"I am so glad, Captain Eaves; I felt sure all the time that your heart was in 
the right place and that you have merely been thoughtless. I know you can be a 
power for good. And you'll come to the meetings, won't you?" 

"Yes, ma'am," said the Captain earnestly. "I shall be on hand just as often as 
I can come, and I don't know of anything to prevent my coming every lime. 
Heaven bless you for your sweet message to me." 

Half dazed, Mrs. Tucker walked down to the office of the city drayman and 
gave him the contract for moving the seats to the warehouse. 

That's about all of the story, unless you would be interested to know that now 
the Captain is a diligent choir leader and fervent Sunday school officer. But to 
this day he is ignorant of some of the facts concerning bis marvelous reclamation 
— and Brother Hastings says to let well enough alone. 


Calendar for 1909-1910 

September 15 — The A. & M. opens up. An abundant supply of green fresh 

goods on hand, also a quantity of one, two and three-year-old stock. Good supply 
of brass will be handled in the future. 

September 20 — Faculty holds consultation in regard to the strange green 
vertebraes that are overrunning the campus. 

September 23 — Faculty, after much consideration and hanging over the price, 
ship a carload of their new stuff. 

September 30 — Sun stands still, weather rather fluctuary, Stroud wakes up, 
an unusual occurrence. A new co-ed arrives. 

October 1 — Prof. Harned begins to sprout a wind teaser (whiskers). 

October 5 — Overstreet resigns second lieutenantship in favor of D. T. Horn. 

October 7 — Horn unusually happy and assumes the duties of inspector. 

October 10 — Two new co-eds arrive. 

October 12 — Senior Class gets pompydo. 

October 15 — Russell resigns second lieutenantship. 

October 20 — New addition to the Faculty, Watson. Ask him. 

October 21 — Uniforms arrive. All the "preps." seen walking across the 
campus looking at themselves. 

October 24 — Prof. Harned 's wind teasers growing nicely. 

October 22 — Are you going to Columbus:' Ans. — Does a monkey love cheese? 

October 25 — A. & M. 31, S. P. U. 0. Atkinson sings the same old song, "I 
got mine." 

October 26 — Horn tells a iww joke. 

October 27 — Prof. Garner makes his usual prolonged visit to the Science Hall 
and missed his train. We suppose that he did it on purpose. 

October 28 — Brashier curls his hair. 

October 29 — Watson buys a new pair of shoes. 

October 30 — Brashier goes to Columbus, but soon returns. Suspicious, eh'? 

November 1 — Prof. Hardy tells of the President's visit to the South. 

November 2 — Everybody goes to Columbus to see Bill T. 


November 3 — Faculty gets a raise in price and ship another carload of stuff. 
Mixed this time. 

November 4 — Dr. Noel gets a new supply of "Hot Shots." 

November 5 — What was the matter with Grosvenor's dog Beans? 

November 6 — Dr. Howard receives a new supply of sausage, grits and prunes. 
A great feast — six hours later. 

November 8 — Juniors defeated French Camp, 5 to 0. 

November 10 — Prof. Earned 's wind teasers reach the phenomenal length of 
one-half inch. 

November 11 — Seniors repeal the pompydo act. 

November 12— Prof. Hardy orders 100 bells. 

November 15 — President Hardy away. Prof. Magruder in charge. Discipline 
looked after. Regulations strictly enforced. 

November 16 — Seniors prepare for a dance. Not a button on anything. Hood ! 
Hood! H ! 

November 17 — Work on the new laboratory progressing nicely. 

November 20 — The Cow Pullers are belled. 

November 23 — Mass meeting in chapel. 

November 21 — University comments read at chapel. Everybody pleased ("?). 

November 26— U. of M. 9, A. & M. 5. 

November 26 — Who saw the auto in the ditch at Jackson? 

November 27 — Everybody sleeps. 

November 28 — Nothing doing. 

November 30 — Everybody studying. Exams coming. 

December 1 — Law laid down regarding Freshman algebra. 

December 2 — Dr. Walker emphasizes the fact that there will be a special 
examination given in Freshman algebra. 

December -4 — Frank King expects lieutenantship ; leaves before battalion at 
supper to avoid initiation. 

December 5 — Paul Xewed exhibits his usual indifference by not rising when 
instructor enters. 

December 6 — Paul rises with section. 

December 7 — Examinal ions. 

December 10 — King still leaves the hall before battalion. 

December 12 — New term begins. 

December 16 — Seniors 6, Sophomores 0. 


December 17 — Seniors take supper uptown. 

December 18 — Juniors G, Seniors 0. 

December 19 — Agricultural Seniors push a pair of featherweight horses and 
a heavy coach loaded with skirts through ten inches of snow, from Starkville to 
the campus and back. 

December 20 — Juniors celebrate their victory — deface college buildings with 
6 to 0. 

December 21 — Faculty meets. 

December 22 — Juniors reluctantly begin erasing "6-0." 

December 23 — Mr. Davis, the librarian, gets married. 

December 21 — Everybody gone home but Juniors. They are washing paint. 

December 25 — Great confusion in the chicken and turkey quarters. 

December 26 — Seniors enjoying an old square dance in the rural districts. 

December 27 — "6-0" almost gone. 

December 31 — Dr. Magruder, in close range of chicken coop, watches the old 
year out and the new year in. 

January 1 — Chicken coop empty. Dr. Magruder thinks he has been napping. 

January 2 — Most boys back from the Christmas vacation. 

January 3 — Lots of new boys come in. 

January 4 — Dr. Howard places new order for sausage and grits. 

January 8 — Eeport rumored among the students that Egbert Jones is in love. 

January 10 — Who clipped the horse's "fly disturber?" 

January 15 — Julian Sides finds him a new girl. 

January 18 — Daniel's cigars are in great demand among the Seniors. 

January 21 — Daniel goes home ; Boyd "Watson resorts to his pipe. 

January 30 — Pedagogical section has oyster supper. 

February 2 — Lipscomb, tired of college life, talks of matrimony. 

February 6 — Harry Carpenter sings a solo, "Living on the Farm." 

February 12 — Pat Craves recites English classics. 

February 14 — Oh, you Valentine ! 

February 16 — Lobdell finds a new species of Lipidoptera of the family Noto- 

February 17 — Dodd ventilates his seal]). 

February 19 — Dady Adams bats his eyes. 

February 22 — Seniors fail to celebrate Birthington's Washday; preps, disap- 


February 24 — Toole writes a dissertation on love. 

February 25 — Diek Graves finds that the Cosine of Barrier's nose is .075. 

March 1 — Harry Carpenter sprouts mustache. 

March -4 — Cap "Mac" gets his baseball material together. 

March 5 — Legislature visits College campus ; bring some I. I. & C. girls. 

March 10 — Examinations raging. 

March 12 — Everybody smoking "Tuxedo." 

March 14 — New addition to track team — Sides and Newell. 

March 16 — Toot, toot, good-by, Pou. 

March 17 — Agricultural Club banquet. 

March 25 — Baseball team doing good work. 

March 26 — Reveille goes to press. 

March 27 — Reveille Board takes rest. 


Fate of a Star faille Girl 

She watched the students come and go, 

She flirted with every beau; 
Now she would have them come and stay, 

They merely come and go. 

* < 

Happy have we met, 
Happy have we been. 

Happy let us part, 
Happy meet again. 

Without the smile from partial beauty won, 
Oh what was man f A world without a sun. 
The world was sad, the garden wild, 
And man the hermit sighed — till woman smiled. 


Faculty Delinquency Report for the Season of 


A. Smith Jumping oil' a horse ami attempting to outrun a cow 5 tours 

W. V. Bragg Allowing dogs to follow him courting 20 tours 

H. Critz Having hair clipped 2 tours 

W. H. Magruder Shearing horse's tail without permission 20 tours 

W. H. Magruder No turkey for Christmas 3 tours 

J. C. Hardy Hair not combed at chapel exercise 5 tours 

G. S. Goodale Refusing to approve permit to wear citz 3 tours 

(.'. I. Bray Hitting a cow with his list 4 tours 

A. E. Mullins Trousers turned up. thereby exposing hind sox 5 tours 

A. B. McKay Eating more than his share of onions for supper 3 tours 

J. E. McKell Not making up back work in wood shop 4 tours 

R. W. Harned Allowing beard to grow out 10 tours 

R. W. Harned fmpropei treatment to dead bugs 4 tours 

F. M. Darnall Failing to bring tablet to recitation room 2 tours 

F. J. Waddell Two minutes' late first hour 2 tours 

J. V. Bowen Failure to translate German 2 tours 

J. S. Moore Milking with unclean hands 5 tours 

J. S. Moore Drinking more than his share of milk 3 tours 

YV. YV. Routten Attempting to beat time with both hands ami feet 4 tours 

W. W. Routten Making noise on cornet while band was playing 3 tours 

E. R. Lloyd Pulling up young cotton 3 tours 

B. M. Walker Sending entire class to board in mathematics every day tours 

M. L. Freeman Continually playing a piano, thereby disturbing occupants of 

adjoining room G tours 

A. Barns Failure to rake frost oil radiators Special 

A. Barns Turning on heat when it was not needed 5 tours 

A. Barns Not turning on heat when needed 7 tours 

Carpenter Hitting anvil with hammer 1 tour 

Carpenter Mashing finger to get out of work in forge shop 3 tours 

W. R. Meadows Continually chewing cotton for gum 2 tours 

G. L. Clothier Using Liriodendron Tulipifera transmansmagnagnamdamuous 

words 5 tours 

.7. Lewis Mistreatment to dumb animals 5 tours 

D. W. Brown Missing an angle of 20 seconds 2 tours 

J. R. Ricks Running automobile in ditch 7 tours 

C. R. Stark Giving all original problems on examination in geometry 4 tours 

W. H. Magruder .... Leaving college limits without permission and going to Bun- 
ton's and getting more than his share of sacramental wine 

( 20 quarts ) 40 tours 



, E N PUB. CO. 

Jol^es and Near Jokes 

Engineering Student (picking up Caesar) — Gee, Latin is easy; I wish I had 
taken it. Look here : 

"Forte dux in aro" — Forty ducks in a row. 
"Passus sum jam" — Pass us some jam. 

* -4 <4 


Helms — That was a handsome woman in the pink tights. 
Brashier — What was the color of her hair ? 
Helms — I didn't notice her face. 

4 <4 <4 

Man is like unto a kerosene lamp ; 

He isn 't especially bright ; 
He's often turned down, usually smokes; 

And frequently goes out at night. 

* « « 

"Billy" — You say you left home on the first? 

"Red" Stewart— Yes. sir. 

"Billy"— And you arrived here on the fifth .' 

"Red"— Yes, sir. 

"Billy" — What were you doing in the interim? 

"Red" — Never was in such a place. 

I'm in a 10 der mood, today 

& feel poetic, 2. 
■1 fun I'll just- off a line 

I send it off 2 U. 


"Where are you going, my pretty maid?" 
"I'm going to be vaccinated, sir," she said; 
"Where?" he repeated (he was slightly deaf). 

She flushed crimson — and quickly left. 

And then — all at once he suddenly saw 

That he had made an awful faux pas. 


Having been assigned a rather long lesson. Minis, W. C, said: "Fesser, you 
— yon du — du — don't know what scan — scan — seandu — scandulus lessons y — y — ■ 
you do — do gi — gi — giv — give us — uses." 

•4 -4 rt 

Mrs. O'Rourke (at 4 a.m., out of window; — "Shure, an' why don't yez come 
in'? Haven't yez go1 a key?" 

Mr. O'Rourke (loaded) — "I know that, but it's a night key. Yez'll have to 

throw me down a day key." 

<*)' <* <* 

"Good gracious! Look! What can be the matter? There — across the street! 
What is it that is tossing that woman about, from side to side, in such a violent 
manner ? ' ' 

"Possibly she is trying to hold her tongue." 

<* <4 * 

Flowers — "Won't you take me for better or for worse?" 

Ethel— "I'm sure it will be for the better, Abner. I couldn't do worse." 

* -4 <* 

"Fesser" Jones (in jewelry store) — "I've got a mug here that I want to have 
engraved. ' ' 

Jeweler — "I'm afraid you have made a mistake. The barber shop is next 

door. ' ' 

<« <* <* 

"I have often marveled at your brilliancy, your aptness at repartee, your — 
"If it's more than five dollars, old man, I can't do a thing for you. I'm nearly 
broke myself. ' ' 

My love and I went out to walk, 

All m the bright sunshine; 
The day was cold; her little hands 

Were tightly clasped in— her muff. 

I begged one token of her love, 

Which should i'nllill my bliss, 
But she said she had no token, but 

She did give me a sweet — smile. 

I pressed more closely to her side, — 

"I love you as my life; 
I pray thee by my Valentine." 

She said she'd he my — friend! 

* <4I <4 

Spencer, to professor of drawing: "Prof. Freeman, have you as many good 
drawers as you had this time last year?" 


As he steadily climbed the steps at 2 a.m., his wife met him. 

She — "Where have you been?" 

Tie — "Out enjoying the lovely moonshine." 

Sh< — "I thought I smelled it." 

V <4 V 

The lightning bug is brilliant, 

But he hasn't any mind. 
He scrambles through existence 

With his headlight on behind. 

<4 <4 t« 
Diogenes, lantern in hand, entered the village drug store. 
"Say, have you anything that will cure a cold?" he asked. 
"No, sir; I have not," answered the pill compile!'. 

"Give me your hand," exclaimed Diogenes, dropping his lantern. "I have 
al last found an honest man." 

* * « 

The following problem in mathematics has been given some hard thought by 
members of the Senior Class, bid, up to the present, we have arrived at no 
satisfactory conclusion. We publish it for the benefit of the professors at the 
"Ranch," in the hope that their superior training wiil throw some light on the 
subject. Here it is : 

"If a- boy 10 years old gets tired hohling his baby sister, who weighs 10 pounds, 
in 12 minutes, how many will it take a hoy twice that age to get tired 
holding some other fellow's sister, who weighs 120 pounds?" 

* * * 

A sweet note from the I. I. & C. to our friend Brougher : 
"Dog-gone you, I hate you; 

I wish you had died ; 
You told me you loved me — 

Confound you. you lied." 

* W * 

The following ad. was published in the mess hall just before Thanksgiving: 
"Boys, you are going to walk over the University dudes at Jackson, and you 
waid your shoes to be in good shape. Bring them to 32 Band Hall and have them 

repaired before you leave. B. S. Benedict." 

<« <* <* 

Prof. Clothier, to class: "What is the largest lake in the world?" 
Lacy : ' ' Fish Lake at Booneville. 

<4 * <« 

"Love I, him?" 
"Cose I do." 

"Pop little lip up and buss I too." 



"My daughter,'' and his voice was stern, 

"You must set this matter right; 
What time did the Sophomore leave, 

Who sent his card last night V 

"His work was pressing, father, dear, 

And his love for it was great; 
He took his leave and went away 

Before a quarter of eight." 

Then a twinkle came to hoi- bright, blue eye, 

And her dimple deeper grew, 
" 'Tis surely no .sin to tell him that, 

For a quarter of eight is — two." 

<* * <4 

Student to Elder: "Elder, can't you imitate the pipe organ a little for us'?" 
Elder: "Naw, sir; dat's agin my ordanical inf unctions. " 

<* <* <4 

I wrote a tale I thought would win, 
In it I said my heroine 

"Grew pale and fainted;" 
The printer man who set it, he 
Bungled the job and said that she 

" G rew pale and painted. 

I let that pass, but. Holy Smoke! 

His next bad break my spirit broke, 

Where "clothed with sanctity" 

I wrote, the euss transposed the "a" 

And "c, " and made me of her say, 

She was "clothed with scantity. " 
* * ■* 

An Irishman and a Frenchman were disputing over the nationality of a friend 
of theirs. "I say," said the Frenchman, "thai he was homed in France, there- 
fore he is a Frenchman. ' ' ' ' Not at all, " said Pat. ' ' Begorra, if kittens were born 
in an oven would you call them biscuits?" 

Dix, waxing eloquent while telling of the Columbus trip to Mrs. Grosvenor: 
"Man, we sure did have a time." 


Professor (in Geology) : ''Mammoth flesh has been eaten by dogs after hav- 
ing been preserved in glaciers for thousands of years." 

Sykes : " 'Fessor, that reminds me how the Preps, eat our cold storage but- 

V <* <4 


Jim Helms reports seeing the following on a recent visit, which we submit 
as the proper way to post land : 

"Notis — Trespasser will lie persecuted to the full extent of 2 mean mungrel 
clogs wich aint never been overly soshibul with strangers an' 1 dubble barl shot 
gun which aint loaded with sofy pillers. Dam if I aint tired of this hel-raisin on 
my property." 

<« <« <« 

A Freshman a few days after arriving wrote home: "Pa, you ort to see the 
bildins on the campus. Why ary one of them is bigger than our red barn." 

* ti <« 
Anderson: "Professor, may I be excused from the English examination?" 
Prof. Waddell : "No! Nothing but death will excuse you, and then we'd 
hold a post-mortem examination." 

■4 -4 * 

"Oh, that my soul possessed a harp, 

That it might play its wild desire!" 
"Take me," said he, but she replied, 
"I asked a harp and not a lyre." 

Prof. Darnell : "Yes, if I can teach this Sophomore Class to spell and punctu- 
ate this year I will die happy." 

McBeath : "We will learn it as soon as possible then, professor." 

4 * <4 

We have a young fellow named Herman, 
AVho prizes himself as a German, 

Who thinks it his due 

When he sits in his pew, 
To take a good sleep at the sermon. 

« <« <4 
Senior (at the breakfast table): "I hear that the Engineering Department 
has lost a barrel of black oil." 

Prep: "I thought that this was mighty funny molasses." 


"My son lie was a quarter-back 

First year he was in school; 
The next he got to be half-back, 

Which shows he is no fool ; 
The next he was made full-back — 

That's making- quite a gain, 
But now he is a hunch-back-- 

Which I can't quite explain." 

* * * 

A pretty girl in a hammock slung in an apple orchard awoke suddenly and 
frowned at the young man who stood before her. 

"You stole a kiss while I was asleep," she exclaimed. 

"Well," stammered the young man, "you were sleeping so soundly — you 
looked so pretty, so tempting, I, yes, I admit I did take one little one." 
The girl smiled scornfully. 

"One !" said she. "Humph, L counted seven before I woke up." 

<* <* <* 
Said the shoe to the sock, 

"I'll make a hole in you." 
Said the sock to the shoe, 
"I'll be darned if you do." 

Barbel- : ' ' Hair cut ? ' ' 

New Student: "Do you charge anything for it?" 

Barber : ' ' Twenty-five cents. ' ' 

New Student: "I don't believe I'll take one, then." 

* « * 

Old Mother Hubbard, she went to the cupboard, 

Her intent was to quench her thirst, 
But when she got there the cupboard was bare — 

The old man had got'n there first. 

« « <* 

Prof. Mellen: "Mr. Wells, what, was the color of Evangeline's eyes?" 
Wells: "Black as the blackberries that grow on the vine by the river bank." 

There was a young lady named Banker, 
Who slept while the ship was at anchor. 
she awoke in dismay, 
For sin 1 heard 1 he mate say, 
"Now hoist the top sheet and spanker." 


I held deai- Helen on my knee, 

My arm about her just so, 
And kissed her many, many times, 

As though I was her beau. 
Now you say it's not just right, 

But I don't think 'twas bold, 
For Helen is a little girl, 

In fact, just two years old. 


A Western bookseller telegraphed to Chicago for Farrar's "Seekers After 
God." Reply: "No seekers after God in Chicago or New York. Try Phila- 

Professor: "Will you explain the term, 'Heat expands; cold contracts?' 
Guy ton: "Yes, sir. In summer the days are long; in winter they are short." 

Break, break, break! on thy cold gray stones, sea! 
For I'd like you to know 
How it seems to lie so 
Broke, dead broke, as me. 

The ones who think our jokes are poor 
Would straightway change their views 

Could they compare the jokes we print 
To those that we refuse. 








R. L. POU 





T -icc-Dii zctci 
. . . .Secretary 
. . . . Treasurer 
. . . .Librarian 



Abbey, R. H. 

Cohen, E. E. 

Lloyd, E. R. 

Robison, E. I. 

Alderman, E. M. 

Daniels, W. E. 

Lobdell, R. N. 

Scott, R. 0. 

Armstrong', G. II. 

Falkner, K. B. 

MeLeod, G. ('. 

Sharborough, W. C 

Baker, W. H. 

Flowers, A. J. 

Massey, J. A. 

Sides, J. E. 

Beard, A. V. 

Greaves, P. 1!. 

Morris, T. G. 

Sledge, E. M. 

Brashier, E. S. 

Hudson, L. I. 

Newell, P. F. 

Toole, J. N. 

Bizzell, H. M. 

Horton. W. R. 

Pou, R. L. 

Utz, M. A. 

Barnes, H. 

Jennings, J. M. 

Ratlin 7 , C. D. 

Watson, B. K. 

Carpenter, H. G. 

Jones, E. R. 

Redditt, C. II. 

Weeks, J. A. 

Collins, W. R. 

Lipscomb, J. N. 

Reynolds, C. F. 

Whitaker, E. B. 


Mississippi ^ssocidViou ot 
Student tmixieers. 


Office — First Term. 

President L. L. Overstreet .... 

Vice-President E. W. Lehmaim 

Secretary VV. H. Bowman 

Treasurer P. K. Lutken 

Librarian W. R. Vernon 

Parliamentarian A. G. Atkinson 


A. G. Atkinson. J. G. Spenser. 

D. W. Billingsley. W. R. Vernon. 

E. ('. Baker. B. M. Walker. 
D. M. Dix. B. S. Benedict. 
J. V. Johnston. \\ . IT. Bowman. 

B. F. King. A. K. Burt. 
H. J. McGraw. V. B. Fox. 

J. A. Massey. A. L. Journey. 

C. A. Overton. S. G. Lawrence. 


Second Term. 
. E. W. Lehmann. . 
.P. K. Lutken. . 
.W. F. Me Da do 

M. D. Broadfoot 
. H. Posner . 
.B. E. Walk 

W. B. McMurtr 

C. E. Morrison 

C. E. Roberts. 

L. R. Stevens. 

S. R. Varnado. 

W. Walker. 

C. B. Bethea. 

W. H. Buckley. 

B. L. Cathey. 

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Third Term. 
.P. K. Lutken. 

B. M. Walker. 

L. W. Seal. 
. S. R. Varnado. 

J. C. Watts. 

T. W. Golding. 

L. Kelly. 

A. A. Lilly. 

O. R. Magill. 

E. G. Neely. 

L. W. Seal. 

IL E. Stoy. 

J. C. Watts. 

T. L. Williamson. 


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The Lucky Thirteen 

MOTTO : Stick-a-prep-i-ty. 

FAVORITE PASTIME: Calling "Hop! hep! hop!" 

PURPOSE : Get our pictures in the Annual. 


S. R. VARNADO President 

C. T. RAND Vice-President 

F. J. HUBBARD Secretary and Treasurer 

W. H. Baker. A. L. Journey. W. B. McMurtry. E. M. Sledge. 

H. Barnes. A. B. Lawrence. C. T. Rami. S. R. Varnado. 

L. A. ilurst. H. J. McGraw. R. 0. Scott. W. R. Woodward. 

F. J. Hubbard. 


Tbe German Club 






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Franklin County Club 

. Presiden I 

EHMAXN 1 ice-Presiden t 

YNOLDS Secretary and Treasurer 


W. Rhodes. 
1). Magee. 

E. Dove. 

I). Sullivan. 

W. F. Katses. 
C. F. Cowart. 
II. (>. French. 

C. < ). French. 
J. J. Cotton. 
S. W. Cowart. 

M. C. Caleote. 
J. D. Clay. 
W. B. Moore. 



19 1 1 O'Possum Hunters 

MOTTO: Catch 'em ii' you can; if you can't, make everybody think you did. 
PASS WORD: "P." "P." "P." 


CASEY General Sovereign Possum 

SOL-TOP Sovereign Possum 

WINCH Keeper of Records and Pelts 

DICK Sack Holder 

WHISKERS Torch Bearer 

CHING Torch Bearer 



BRaN Axman 

SWAY Tree Scaler 

DAGO Homsman 

BIGUN Tater Digger 

SAM Rameses 

Eleven 'possums and two rabbits and (hard luck) three pole cats. What happened to Sway ( ?) 


Sons of Lowndes County 


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A. B. 



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resident J. C. 



11. G. ] Setts. 

S. (>. Lawrence. 

VV. K. Rainey. 

A. B. Butts. 

S. 1!. Ledbetter. 

R. R. Smith. 

F. M. Drake. 

P. VV. Beckwith. 

T. B. Thrower. 

VV. F. Egger. 

('. VV. O'Brien. 

\Y. M. Swoope. 

N. D. Guerry. 

VV. T. Pilkinton. 

C. S. Caldwell. 

L. Harrison. 

II. C. Pilkinton. 

.1. (). Hinkla. 


Monroe County Club 


10. W. H. BAKER.. .. 

11. L. L. CAIN 

1. M. L. English. 

2. A- W. McHenry. 
IS. J. E. Brougher. 
4. B- W. Rye. 

9. MISS BAKER, Sponsor. 




5. C. E. Roberds. 13. E. S. Franklin. 

0. G- J. Leftwich, Jr. 14. P. A. Therrell. 

7. J. B. Roberds (honorary). 15. VV. E. Haney. 

12. T. L. Word. 16. E. S. Roberds. 


Assistant Painters 
1 lint Mixers 


J. A. Archer < ; hief Painter 

W. IP ] '.nek lex 

\\. V. McDadi 

F. M. Drake. . 

W. Golding 

•'• V. Johnson.. . I .Supply Agents 

E. ('. Baker 

T. C Cobb. 

W. Seale !■ Guards 

H. T. Pollar 
W. II. Bucklej 
.1. A. Archer 
T. C. Cobb 
W. F. McDadc 

Committee to the Faculty 

We laugh at ice, we scorn snow 
When up the tank we boldly go, 
To crown forever with lasting fame 
The valiant winners of (IT champion game. 

COLORS: White-wash and Brick-red. 


1. The score of all championship games shall be recorded 
on the "Wall of Fame" (tank). 

2. All members shall tell the whole truth when inter- 
viewed by the Faculty. 

.",. In the future all members shall know where the night 

watchman is before beginning work. 

-1. No one shall be a member of this club who cannot 
distinguish between white-wash and white-lead. 



R. L. POII President 

J. T. WEST Secretary 

M. A. AllRINGTON Vice-President 

V. G. FAGAN Treasurer 

E. B. Bishop. E. G. Utsey. 

(J. T. Davis. V. L. Bishop. 

igP. W. P<»u. C. H. Jones. 

,* » \V. E. Rainey. 

COLORS: Meadow green ami cotton white. 
MOTTO: -Upward and forward." 

MISS TATUM, Sponsor. 

Cap *• Be Us 

First Term. Second Term. 

President P. J. Hubbard ('. T. Rand 

Vice-President W. F. MeDade J. R. Vaughn . . . 

Secretary and Treasurer .. .T. L. Williamson E. M. Sledge... 

Executive Membership. ... II. Barnes F. D. ( Irantham . 

S. R. Varnado L. A. Hurst 


G. II. Armstrong 
II. Barnes. 
T. ('. Cobb. 
F. D. Grantham. 


]•'. .1. Hubbard. 
L. A. Hurst. 
A. L. Journey. 
W. F. MeDade. 

P. J. Prewitt. 
C. T. Rand. 
.1. I. Sanders. 
E. M. Sledge. 

Third Term. 
. \Y. F. MeDade. 
. A. L. Journey. 
.( .'. II. Armstrong. 
.J. (i. Spenser. 
T. L. Williamson. 
F. J. Hubbard. 

J. G. Spencer. 
S. R. Varnado. 
J. R. Vaughn. 
T. L. Williamson. 




'The Rabbit Hunters'' 

Weeks '10 

Morrison '10 

Lilly '10 

Gilbert 10 

Walton '10 

Smith '12 

Rhodes '12 

Butts .... 
McLellan . 
Barrier . . 
Stevens . . 



Capital Cily Club 


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MISS CUMM1NGS, Sponsor. 

Normal Club 

SONG: -Will You Pet Me When You Get Me?" 

PASS WORD: Go to the V. M. C. A. 


E. S. BRASHIER President 

W. L. HOBBY Vice-President 

J. N. TOOLE : Secretary and Treasurer 


I!. W. Graves. P. Newell. E. M. Alderman. 

W. Et. Vernon. R. L. Pou. E. W. Lehmann. 

R. X. Lobdell. P. F. Newell. C, A. Overton. 

L. 1!. Stevens. ( '. E. Morrison. II. <;. Carpenter. 


Gotdlwm Cfub 


A. L. J< >URNEY President 

\V. F. McDADE Vice-President 

A. B. LAWRENCE Secretary and Treasurer 


A. M. Adams. F. J. Hubbard. C. T. Rand. A.C.Stewart. 

IT. Barnes. M. G. Holmes. J. I. Sanders. S. R. Varnado. 

E. C. Baker. S. G. Lawrence. R. 0. Scott. J. C. Watts. 

\V. Brogan. ( !. I!. Ma.uill. E. I). Simpson. C. E. Roberds. 

T. W. Golding. P. J. Prewitt. J. G. Spencer. II. \V. Moore. 

L. I. Hudson. 


Dirty Dozen 

PURPOSE: See thai all Juniors take a monthly bath. 

MOTTO: Beware of water until yo\i learn to swim. 

COLORS: Bath-water, soapy white ami black. 

Stevens. Walton. Bowman. Helms. 

Lipscomb. Flowers. Bethea. Walker. 

Billingsley. N'cwell. Newell. Brashier. 



WRM*vr' freer etrttf&J'Tj'aiu.rer 
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-MISS GARDNER. Sponsor. 

Cosmopolitan Club 


H. E. STOY Presiden I 

W. C. ROSE Vice-President 

C. 0. BAIRD Secretary and Treasurer 

W. H. Able Memphis, Term. 

B. P. Bivard Memphis, Tenn. 

C. 0. Baird Jackson, Ala. 

H. Cunningham Evergreen, Ala. 

\Y. D. Chadwick Marietta, Ohio 

J. S. Frasier Bristol, Va. 

F. W. Gardner LaLand, New Mexico 

W. C. Journey Jacksonville, Ala. 

A. L. Journey Jacksonville, Ala. 

A. E. Lindley Guilford College, N. C. 

R. 0. MeGil'l Birmingham, Ala. 

IT. W. Moore Bristol. Va. 

P. J. Prewett Birmingham, Ala. 

II. Posner New Orleans, La. 

J. R. Routen Bell Haven, Va. 

W. C. Rose Mobile, Ala. 

1 1. E. Stoy Augusta, Ga. 

J. C. Stoy Augusta, Ga. 

J. N. Stevenson Collierville, Tenn. 

J. M. Sledge Castor. La. 

R. B. Team Oklahoma City, Okla. 

E. L. Team Oklahoma City, Okla. 

W. G. Williams Hanover, Mich 




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J atnes, M H 

Massej), J A 

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Madison County Club 

Ku-Klux Klan 

H. H. HARRINGTON. Grand Cyclop of the Den 

G. C. STROUD Grand Exchequer 



E. R. JONES Furie 

P. E. NEWELL Furie 

S. T. POLK Hydras 

C. H. REDD1TT Hydras 

W. C. ROSE (?o6Zffl 

B. E. WALKER Goblin 

COLORS: Black and Old Gold. 

MOTTO: Eat, drink and be merry, for to- 
morrow yon may die; and when you die you 
are a long time dead. 






Comedy Club 

PROF. F. J. WA.DDELL General Adviser 


O. R. MAGILL President 

J. S. BRICE Vice-President 

M. D. BROADFOOT Secretary and Treasurer 

H. W. MOORE Ch ief Musician 


E. C. Baker. W. V. Journey. E. G. Neeley. 

W. Brogan. M. Jennings. H. Posner. 

W. II. Buckley. L. Kelly. L. W. Seal. 

VV. R. Morton. A. B. Lawrence. C. G. Stallworth. 

A. L. .Tourney. S. G. Lawrence. J. 0. Watts. 

J. V. Johnston. T. G. Morris. W. J. Williams. 


Attala County Club 

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"Nigh t Riders" 


The Cow Pullers 

( Tune : "Goo-Goo Eyes. ' ' j 
A big rough chap from the A. & M. 

Was playing on an end. 
A little weak guy from U. of M., 

With lots of dough to spend, 
Looked hack at him from the other side. 
This A. & M. man had pulled his cows — 

W T as just a plain cadet, 
The other man had pulled all right, 

But pulled his cigarette, 
And that is why he stepped aside. 

Just because he pulled those Jersey cows — 
Just because he held those heavy plows — 

Oh, he's the best there is, 

And we need him in our biz, 
Just because he pulled those Jersey cows. 

This Oxford man he was no match 

For that big farmer boy. 

His hands were made for needlework — 

His brain was just a toy; 

In other words, his team's "all in."' 
These A. & M. men have pulled their cows — 

Now, people, don't you laugh. 
They drank that milk and played football 
While Oxford held the calf. 

And that is why we're going to win. 

W. E. II. 



Roeker-chieker boom! Roeker-chicker boom! 

Rocker-cliicker ! Roeker-chicker ! 

Boom, boom, boom ! 

Rip Rah Ree! Rip Rah Ree! 

Mississippi! Mississippi A. & M. C. 

HullaBalloo! Kineck! Kineek ! 
I-Iulla Balloo ! Kineek! Kineck! 

Wah He! Wah Hi! 
'Varsity! 'Varsity! Rah! Rah! 

Who! Rah! Rah! Rah! 

Ching ! Chang! Chow! Chow! 

Bin-! Ban-! Bow! Wow! 

A. & M. 
Hulla Balloo! Bloo! Bloo ! 
Huila Barra! Rah! Rah! 
Boom! Rah! Rah! Rah! 
Who! Rah! Rah! Rah! 
We! Rah! Rah! Rah! 
A. & M. A. & M. A. & M. 


Marching Song 

March, march on down the held, 

A. & M. will never yield; 
Break through old Oxford's line, 

Her strength to defy. 
We'll give a long cheer for A. & M. men, 

We're hen.' to win again; 
Mississippi's men may light to the end, 

But we will win. 
Rah! Rail! Rail ! 



Tune: "My Wife lias Gone to the Country.'' 

We've just come down from A. & M. 

Hurrah ! Hurrah ! 

We'll have some fun 

Before we're done; 

We're going to win today. 

We've brought the winners with us 

Hurray ! Hurray ! 

When we begin, we're bound to win 

From Mississippi today. 

AVe're going to have a touch-down — 

Hurray ! Hurray ! 

Look our for Rhodes — 

He'll smash your line 

And don't get in Mack's way. 

We'll take the score home with us, 

Hurray ! Hurray ! 

You might as -veil cut out that fuss 

The game's ours today. 

Tune: "Our Directors .March." 
Hard luck to our opponents, 

They'll never score, 
For through their line, boys, 

We'll break once more. 
Then down the field we'll hike 'em, 

Williams, Bill and Lee. 
Yell alto-ether for A. & M. C. 



New Foot Ball Song 

Tunc: "■ Won't You Be My Honey." 
Old .Miss" is lonely. "Old Miss" is sad— 

They really don't know who to blame. 
It seems a pity they never had 

A fool ha H team lo win our game! 
Now. don't be angry because we say 

You must nol hope to make a score! 
When in the morning you see the paper 

Yon will know what made you sore. 


"Aggies" all around you. 

You may look where e'er you please 
They will tell you all they know, 'bout 

Old foot hall's A B C's. 
Well, you are up against it, 

You are in an awful fix! 
Now don't yon still remember 

For — ty four to six? 

<4 -t <tt 

Our Team 

We've a grand old team, 

We've a hard fighting team; 
We can buck and will do it today. 

AVith our backs and ends. 

And our line of men, 
We can beat you and do it. we say 


We've a grand old team. 

We've a hard fighting team. 
Twenty-three for you. skiddoo. 
For when we say we'll win today, 

I Seller look out for A. & M. 


ljnt tltr Sale 3s ®olfc. 

cHljr tctlr is tnln : We rjirutlu, stgtj 
ISialf-iiaulu, tints In san, "dnnn-hy" 
an ttjoat staiturb rnmraata that me kurro. 
Hr rail thrnt uu ttt brtrf rrmrut, 

Auii turn tljr naurs mlrutly. 

Ijrrr--lirrr ta uihrrr nur lirarta brat 
Hitlj linnr-aun Ijrrr tljr aJjanmna lir— 
Hljat ltaa brrnntr nf tlirtr angry bur 
irn tbr talr is tnlo? 

i8ut Irt thrnt paafi ! All thittna itwat fltj, 
Ann an, urrrljaurr must unit attn 3, 
(0itr jous—ano yra-nur aumuua tun. 
Hut looking bark mr'rr lUau 'tta trnr 
ran tljr lnulj linljta almir urarnj 
Hljrn tljr talr ta tnln. 


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Make a specialty of catering to the wants of 
College Men— the largest and best assortment 
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production of skilled workmen. SATISFAC- 
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Such as Stairways, Fire-escapes, Window Guards, Railings, 
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In Louis XIV and Colonial Designs 

New Century Mela! Shingles, Cahill Grates, Metal Awnings, 
Skylights, Ventilators, Etc., Etc. 
Want a Catalogue? Write us To-day. 

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Louisiana Rice Grower 10-2 

Honduras Rice Grower 12-4 

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Special Sugar Cane Grower No. 67 

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Jackson or McComb City, Miss., 
or Memphis or Nashville, Tenn. 




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Our goods are prescribed for use in the uniforms of the Cadets 
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College Work a Specialty. 






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Zinc Etchings and Electrotypes. 

We employ an Art Department of 
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Branch Urrices :. .. ,. '— 

Memphis, 1 enn. 


Our clients have millions now loaned on lands that are being over-run by the 
Mexican Cotton Boll Weevil, which means the sudden giving up of the "one crop, all 
cotton" plan of cultivation and the raising of corn, hay, oats, hogs, etc. Cotton to be 
raised only as a cash crop and by methods more exacting than now in use. Some of our 
borrowers may prefer to sell rather than attempt to adjust themselves to the new con- 
ditions. If you will send us your name and address and the amount you wish to in- 
vest, we will, from time to time, advise you of any such opportunities. 


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P. O. Box 1008 

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Medical College of 

Established 1838. 
Christopher Tompkins. M. D.. Dean. 

Departments of Medicine, Den- 
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Well Equipped Laboratories, Splendid 
Hospital Facilities and Abundant Clinical 
Material afford Excellent Opportunities 
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Creamo Brand Feed Meal 

is a pure product of the cottonseed. 



An analysis of 20 % protein and 5 % fats 
is guaranteed and if you compare this 
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from wheat, corn or oats you will find 
that the comparison is altogether in 
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from the cottonseed, the South's ex- 
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contains the cottonseed in the exact pro- 
portions found in nature minus the ex- 
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to feed the cattle. Write the manufac- 
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Simplex not Duplex 

"To be simple is to be 


Will give you Satisfactory 
and Economical Service. 

BECAUSE they are equipped with 
the celebrated Marsh Self- Regu- 
lating Steam Valve which admits 
just enough steam to do the re- 
quired work. 

BECAUSE they have no outside 
valve motion to get out of order. 

BECAUSE they are fully bronze 
fitted at regular prices. 

BECAUSE they have fewer wear- 
ing parts than any other pump, 
the steam valve and piston being 
the only moving parts on the 
steam end. 

Let us send you our new general catalog No. 18-Ljust off the press. 




F. A.Grider 

C. F. Horst, Jr. 



1134-5-6-7 Brown Marx Bldg. 
Birmingham, Ala. 

Steam and Domestic 


Black Creek Coal Co. Branch Coal Co. 

Brilliant Coal Co. Cahaba Coal Co. 

Cahaba Southern Coal Mining Co. 
Cane Creek Coal Co. Climax Coal Co. 

Crescent Coal Co. Great Elk Co. 

Lehigh Coal Co. Nauvoo Coal Co. 

Ras land Coal Co. Samoset Coal Co. 

Seaboard Coal & Coke Co. Yarbrough Coal Co. 

Southern Coal & Coke Co 

Stouts Mountain Coal & Coke Co. 

Warrior-Pratt Coal Co. 

Enochs Lumber & 
Manufacturing Co. 

Manufacturers of 

Sash, Doors, Blinds, 

Mill Work and 

Interior Finish 

Dealers in Lumber, Lath, 
Shingles, Glass, Lime, : : 
Cement, Ready Roofing. 


Rates $2.00 to -$3.00 Per Day 


Arlington Hotel Co., Props. 

A. J. STOWE, Manager, 
Memphis, Tenn. 

American and 
European Plan 

Corner Main and Adams Sts. 

The Most Popular American Plan Hotel 
in Memphis. 

The Reyburn 




Tags. Tickets, Labels 

Allegheny Aye. and 23rd St. 
Philadelphia, Pa. 















Julian J. Gill 












33-37 EAST 17TH ST. 

Orders and inquiries from buyers of 
books in quantities, schools, libraries 
and booksellers solicited. The most 
prompt and complete shipment of orders 
at lowest prices for all parts of the 
country — the best service in the United 
States. Portrait catalog of our own 
publications will be sent on request. 





Society Printing, Engraving, Emboss- 
ing, Visiting Cards, Ball Pro- 
grams, Menus, Etc. 

College Class Stationery a Specialty. 







Rives' Livery Stable 

Phone 95. 

Hack Line Between Town 
and College. 

Horses and Rounabouts Finest in Town. 

75,000,000 "O. K" 


SOLD the past YEAR should convicnce YOU of 

Th-v add TONE lo Your Stationery in tht OFFICE, 

There is genuine pleasure in their use as well as Perfect Se- 
curity. Easily put on or taken off with the thumb and nn;er 
Can lie used repeatedly ami * they always work " Made of 
brass in :i si,.es. Put up in brass i.oxes of lllll Fasteners each. 
Handsome. Compact. Strong. No Slipping. NEVER ! 

All stationers. Send 10c for sample 1»« of B0, assorted. 
Illustrated booklet free Liberal discount to the trade. 

The O. K. Mfg. Co., Syracuse, N.Y., U. S. A. 



Pres. and General Manager 

Electrical Equipment 

205-7-9 Chnrtres St. New Orleans. U. S. A. 

Lynchburg Mfg. Co. 


ffSCak,trs of 

College and Fraternity 
Pennants, Pillow Top 
Banners and Novelties 

Agents Wanted. 

Write for Catalogue 


Sec'y & Treas. 

Coffee Importers 

Sugar Rice and Molassses 


Office and Salesrooms 
430-432-434-436 Poydras St. 

Store and Warehouse 
500-602-504 Magazine St. 


H. H. Schwabacher 

Henry J. Larguier, Jr. 

Leonce Desforges 

Established 1868. 

Incorporated 1890. 



Wholesale Grocers and Importers 

Specialties: Coffee. Sugar, Molasses, Rice and Tea 

Cor. Magazii.e and Poydras Sts. 

Chicago Office: 
31 Wheeler Building New Orleans, La. 


Save and Improve Your Stock by using 


ffl' IT 

Croesus Feed 

Satisfaction Guaranteed. Give it a Trial 

It contains 15 to 20 per cent more 
Nutriment than any other Mixed Feed 
on the Market. Is a CHEAPER and 
SAFER FEED than Oats or Corn alone. 

Manufactured by 

Jones & Rogers 

Memphis, Tenn. 
Grain, Hay and all kinds of' feed stuff. 

New Up-to-Date 

Cfye Ccmon 

MILLER & HALL, Proprietors 

Opposite Union Station 
Electric Elevator Service 


i i 

Keyless Lock 

of Indianapolis, Indiana, 
furnished the complete 
Post Office equipment 
now in use at Agricul- 
tural College." 

A. &M. Seniors 


Cinderella Flour 


they lead everywhere 

Cinderella is manufactured 
exclusively by 

Harrison Switzer Mfg. 




- for- 

Drawing Materials 

Jewelry, Scarf Pins 

Tablets, Pencils 

Plain Gold and Set Rings 

Stationery in Boxes 

Kodaks, Camera Supplies 

Pipes, Cigars, Tobacco 

Fountain Pens, Inks, etc., etc. 

Security State Bank 


Capital $27,500.00 

Surplus and Undivided Profits 30,400.00 

We conduct a general banking business in a 
safe and conservative manner and give careful 
attention to small accounts as well as large ones 


W. W. MAGRUDER, President T. B. CARROLL, Vice-President 








To promote the liberal and practical education of the masses. 

Four separate and distinct courses, the Argicultural, the Mechanical, the Textile 
and that of Industrial Pedagogy. Theoretical instruction in each course, supple- 
mented by the practical work in field, garden, shops and laboratories. 


Applicants must be sixteen years of age and of good character. 

To enter the Freshman Class they must be able to pass an examination in Eng- 
ligh Grammar, Arithmetic, Geography and United States History. Those who have 
not fully completed these studies may enter the Preparatory Department, provided 
they are not in reach of a high shool. 


The average cost of board per month for the last session was $7.44. The cost 
of uniform, board, books, furniture, etc., for the entire session is about $1.35. Many 
students earn enough by labor in the farm and garden to reduce their expenses 
below $100.00. 


The College has dormitory accommodations for 800 students, and its equipments 
for literary, scientific and practical instructions is, varied and excellent. 
Address all communications to the President or Secretary, postoffice: 


J. C. HARDY, Pres. A. J. MOORE, Sec'y. 


M. BORN & 

The Great Chicago 
Merchant Tailors 

The Largest Tailoring House in the World. 
We Guarantee to Fit and Please You. 

A Great Opportunity 


To any boy who will obtain 250 new 
yearly subscribers at $1.00 each before 
September 1, 1910, we will pay all his 
Expenses at the Mississippi A. and M. 
College during the Season of 1910-11. 

To those who fail to get the full 250 
new subscribers a liberal commission 
will be paid. 

For full information write or call on 

TAIT BUTLER, Manager. 


Dia in o it ds, Wa tch es 
and Fine Jewelry 








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